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Egypt embarks on Cup of Nations preparations

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Egypt’s sports ministry and Football Federation on Sunday outlined their bid to be ready for the Africa Cup of Nations which starts on June 15. Egypt took over as hosts for the 2019 tournament last week after Cameroon was stripped of the event due to …

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Egypt to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Dakar, Senegal | AFP | Egypt will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between June 15 and July 13, Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad announced in Dakar Tuesday. The CAF executive committee preferred Egypt to South Africa as replacements for original hosts Cameroon, who were dropped …

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Salah set to retain African Player of the Year title

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is set to be named 2018 African Player of the Year for a second successive time at a gala awards ceremony in Senegal Tuesday. The sharpshooter is competing against fellow English Premier League stars, Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane from Senegal …

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Guinea accepts to host 2025 Africa Cup of Nations

Conakry, Guinea | AFP | Guinea has accepted to stage the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations instead of the 2023 edition, a move that confirms Cameroon as the 2021 hosts, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) president said Monday. “I am delighted with this change in the organisation of the …

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Egypt or South Africa will host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: CAF

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will take place in either Egypt or South Africa, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirmed on Saturday. They were the only two countries to announce their canditature publicly before the list closed Friday midnight. Cameroon had originally beaten …

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