Egypt will Face Algeria & Nigeria in the U-23 Cup of Nations
The Egyptian national under-23 team were drawn in Group B of the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations, alongside Algeria, Mali, and Nigeria.
The Confederation of African Football held the draw on Monday for the youth tournament that qualifies teams for next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
“The top three teams will qualify to represent at the 2016 Olympic Games,” the CAF stated.
The cup is scheduled to take place in Senegal from 28 November to 12 December, in the cities of Dakar and MBour.
Under the help of former Ahly coach Hossam El-Badry, the young Pharaohs are targeting the competition’s top spot.
Africa U-23 Cup of Nations groups:
Group A: Senegal, South Africa, Zambia, Tunisia
Group B : Egypt, Algeria, Mali, Nigeria
The draw was conducted by CAF Secretary General Hicham El Amrani and assisted by CAF Executive Committee member Amadou Diakite.
Fixtures of the Tournament | U23 Africa Cup of Nations, Senegal 2015
1. SENEGAL V SOUTH AFRICA | 28/11/2015 Léopold Senghor Stadium
2. ZAMBIA V TUNISIA | 28/11/2015 Léopold Senghor Stadium Caroline Faye Stadium
3. EGYPT V ALGERIA | 29/11/2015 Caroline Faye Stadium
4. MALI V NIGERIA | 29/11/2015 Léopold Senghor Stadium
5. SOUTH AFRICA V ZAMBIA | 01/12/2015 Léopold Senghor Stadium
6. TUNISIA V SENEGAL | 01/12/2015 Caroline Faye Stadium
7. ALGERIA V MALI | 02/12/2015 Caroline Faye Stadium
8. NIGERIA V EGYPT | 02/12/2015 Léopold Senghor Stadium
9. SENEGAL V ZAMBIA | 04/12/2015 Caroline Faye Stadium
10. SOUTH AFRICA V TUNISIA | 04/12/2015 Caroline Faye Stadium
11. EGYPT V MALI | 05/12/2015 Léopold Senghor Stadium
12. ALGERIA V NIGERIA | 05/12/2015 Léopold Senghor Stadium