Egyptian fans during the game against Cameroon, photo courtesy of CAF official website
Cairo_22 November 2019: The Egyptian fans are ready to put in another amazing show tonight at Cairo International Stadium when Egypt faces Ivory Coast at 2019 Africa U_23 Cup of Nations Final.
The Egyptian fans are expected to pack the stands to cheer for the Egyptian team who booked a ticket to 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo and they aim to be crowned champions of the U_23 AFCON for the first time in the history.
Egypt national team manager, Shawki Gharib, urged the fans to come to the stadium to support the players, revealing that his team will do everything to make the fans happy.
"I hope the final is going to be a match for the fans to enjoy. Our target is the title now after we secured our place in the Olympics which was our initial goal. I thank our supporters and ask them to come one more time." Gharib said.
Over 75,000 fans will be at the stadium on Friday night which will set a new attendance record for this competition.
The stadium gates are 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.