Africa Cup of Nations
Manchester United will have goalkeeper Andre Onana available for their FA Cup third-round match against Wigan Athletic, manager Erik ten Hag said on Thursday, following talks to delay his departure to the Africa Cup of Nations.
Mohamed Ramadan, Magic System, Yemi Alade Collaborate In The Official Song For Africa Cup of Nations Titled ‘AKWABA’
Egypt have won a record seven Cup of Nations titles and will be in Group B alongside Ghana, the Cape Verde Islands and Mozambique.
The hosts would be announced after a meeting of the CAF executive committee in Cairo on Sept. 27, a statement said.
A statement said CAF had received bids from Algeria, Botswana, Egypt and a joint candidacy from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda for the 2027 tournament after the expiry of the deadline for declarations of interest.
Guinea have been stripped of the right to host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations finals and the bidding for the tournament is set to be reopened on Saturday, the Confederation of African football announced early on Saturday.
The duo has been called-up by their national teams to participate in the competition.
Smith was Egypt’s national team manager when the Pharaohs won the Africa Cup of Nations title at home in 1986.
The FIFA president, speaking at a seminar in Rabat on the development of African football, complained that football in the region had not progressed as expected and that he wanted to “project African football to the top of the world.”
The Ghanaian president has visited Egypt to attend the Ghana-Benin game, according to Ghanaian reports.
Mohamed Soltan, head of the medical committee, affirmed coordination with the Ministry of Health to provide full medical insurance to all African delegations.
Cameroon's national football team arrived in Cairo Friday.
The AFCON Organizing Committee has announced that the stadiums of the Cairo International Stadium will be equipped with cameras to monitor and contain any riots.
The fans are also advised to drink plenty of water and juices, and to put on cotton clothes.
The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be held in Egypt from June 21 to July 19, 2019.
The Cairo International Stadium was opened in 1960, renovated in 2005 and again this year ahead of the finals. It is the largest stadium in the capital with a seated capacity of 75,000.
Fans will be able to watch the games through a splendid coverage service by the most professional work team.
Angola striker Wilson Eduardo scored on his debut as they beat Botswana 1-0 to qualify for the expanded 24-team Africa Cup of Nations finals beinghosted in Egypt from June 21-July 19.
The National Media Authority said in an official statement issued that the Egypt's National TV would broadcast all the games of Africa cup of nations 2019.
The draw of the 2018 Handball Africa Cup of Nations was held on Saturday, which resulted in Egypt drawing Morocco and Angola.