Egyptian fans during the game against South Africa, photo courtesy of CAF official website
CAIRO – 21 November 2019: Africa U-23 Cup of Nations Organizing Committee congratulated the Egyptian people for the tremendous achievement of the U-23 national team after securing a spot at the competition’s final and booking a ticket to the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The committee also urged the Egyptian fans to go to Cairo stadium to cheer for the national team at the final against Ivory Coast on Friday night.
Egypt defeated South Africa 3-0 on Tuesday thanks to Ramadan Sobhy penalty and two goals from the team winger, Abdelrahman Magdy.
The team aims to continue their amazing run at the competition and win the title for the first time in the nation’s history.
The stadium gates will be open from 1:00 pm and will close at 6:30 as the closing ceremony will start one hour before the final.
The Organizing committee will allow FAN ID and ticket holders to enter the stadium to watch the final.
On the other hand, the fans will enjoy watching the decisive game between South Africa and Ghana which will start at 4:00 pm to decide the third place winner who will accompany Egypt and Ivory Coast to the Olympics.