2019 AFCON KICKS OFF IN EGYPT.

By Roundoffnews.

The 32nd edition of African Nations Cup kicks off today in Egypt.

It is the first time 24 countries will be taking part in the African football showpiece.

Four cities, Cairo, Alexandria, Suez and Ismailia will host matches of the competition.

Groups A, C and D are stationed in Cairo, group B will play in Alexandria, group E in Suez and group F in Ismailia.

Groups;
A–Egypt, Zimbabwe, Uganda, DR Congo.
B–Nigeria, Guinea, Madagascar, Burundi.
C–Senegal, Algeria, Kenya, Tanzania.
D–Morocco, CIV, S/Africa, Namibia.
E–Tunisia, Mali, Mauritania, Angola.
F–Cameroon, Ghana, Benin Rep, Guinea-Bissau.

In the opening match today, host Egypt will take on Zimbabwe.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will play their first match tomorrow against Burundi.

The competition will end on the 19th of next month.