Tag: AFCON 2019
Hosts suffer [not so] shocking AFCON elimination
Egypt’s hopes for an eighth Africa Cup of Nations title were dashed on Saturday, losing to South Africa 1-0 in the round of 16 after a string of poor performances.
AFCON Preview: Pharaohs Seek Next Dynasty
It feels like only yesterday Egypt’s national team was living up to its nickname, presiding over a dynasty of three successive Africa Cup of Nations titles. However so much has happened in the North African nation since then that the Pharaohs’ 2006-2010 three-peat feels as ancient as their namesake.
Egypt names preliminary AFCON 2019 squad
Egypt has named a 25-man preliminary squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to be held next month on home soil.
AFCON ticket prices revealed, including 2-matches-for-1
Egyptian and African football authorities have revealed ticket prices and seating tiers for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Electronic ticket sale schedule set for AFCON
Tickets for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be available to purchase online by the middle of this month, according to officials.
Egypt AFCON Mock Squad 1.0
With less than three months remaining until the kick-off of Africa’s showpiece football festival in Egypt, we take our first guess at what the host nation’s squad may look like, including how the starting XI could deploy. Three months can be an eternity in football. Form rises and dips, and injuries are an inevitable part…
Egypt, Puma ink new kit deal
The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has signed a new kit supply deal with German apparel brand Puma. It is officially a “multi-year deal” according to Puma, and is believed to specifically last through the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The agreement takes effect immediately, as Puma is set to replace previous Egypt kit supplier…
Egypt top Tunisia in penultimate AFCON qualifier with late Salah winner
It looked as though Egypt and Tunisia would share the spoils, but some individual brilliance from Liverpool star Mohamed Salah – along with help from Al Ahly youngster Salah Mohsen – gave the Pharaohs a thrilling 3-2 win over their North African rivals in the penultimate 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier for each team.
Why Walid Soliman hasn’t gotten his call-up
Aguirre’s system eliminates the need for a playmaker, allowing two pressing wing-forwards to hug inside while the wing-backs advance to take their place. At least one central midfielder than veers forward in support. This results in no less than six, often seven players aiding in attack.
[VIDEO] Egypt dispose of eSwatini, edge closer to AFCON 2019
Egypt turned an easy day against eSwatini into three more points, winning 4-1 to get one step closer to reaching the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.