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Sunday AFCON matches: Two Arab teams feature, Sadio Mane to shine

Sun, Jun. 23, 2019
CAIRO, 23 June 2019: After the AFCON started on Friday night, now the African fans have the time to watch their countries play in the tournament, and we have three games on Sunday to watch.

A notable appearance for two Arab teams, and a promising match for one of the favorites to win the title.

Morocco & Namibia meet each other at Al Salam stadium at 04:30 p.m. CLT. Morocco’s camp was full of action incidents as they lost two friendly games & their striker withdrew from the team.

The second match will be between Senegal & Tanzania at Air Defense stadium at 07:00 p.m. CLT. Senegal is one of the favorite countries to win this title as they are led by Liverpool’s star, Sadio Mane, who won the UEFA Champions League this year.

The last match will be between Algeria & Kenya at Air Defense stadium at 10:00 p.m. CLT. Algeria & Kenya have met once 22 years ago when Kenya defeated Desert Warriors 1-0.

AFCON was started on Friday & till now there are four games played. Egypt defeated Zimbabwe 1-0 on Friday night at the opening game of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Uganda beat DRC 2-0, Nigeria started their journey with a 1-0 victory over Burundi. And the most amusing match was between Madagascar & Guinea which was ended with a 2-2 draw.

Group winners and runners-up qualify for the knockout second round along with the best four of the six third-place finishers.

 
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