Dazzling opening ceremony for AFCON
With fireworks, pharaonic costumes and joyful song by Egyptian folk singer Hakim, Nigerian Femi kuti and Côte d'Ivoiren Dobet gnahore, the 2019 African Nations Championship (AFCON) kicked off at Cairo International Stadium on Friday.
Egypt police on boots over AFCON
The Interior Ministry has rolled out a comprehensive security plan to secure the opening of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) slated for Friday, and to ease the fans' access to the stadium.
CAF head hails Sisi's commitment to hosting AFCON tournament
President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ahmed Ahmed hailed on Thursday 20/06/2019 President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's commitment to organizing the 2019 AFCON tournament within five month only.
AFCON 2019 will be the best in tournament's history: CAF deputy chief
Egypt has spectacular infrastructure and good stadiums, which qualify it for hosting major championships, Deputy Secretary General of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Anthony Baffoe said.