All you need to know about U23 AFCON 2019 | EGYPT

All you need to know about AFCON U23 2019 | EGYPT The best young talent in African football are about to battle in Egypt, but AFCON U-23 also doubles...
U23 AFCON 2019 Egypt
U23 AFCON 2019 | Egypt

All you need to know about AFCON U23 2019 | EGYPT

The best young talent in African football are about to battle in Egypt, but AFCON U-23 also doubles as qualification for the 2020 Olympics Games men’s football tournament. The top three finishing countries will participate in next year’s games in Tokyo.

Eight of the strongest nations in the Africa Federation are taking part in matches that will be held in two stadiums in Cairo.

The eight nations taking part are Egypt (hosts), Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria (holders), South Africa and Zambia.

These eight teams are organized into two groups of four, with the top two in each group reaching the semifinal knockout stages before the grand final.

starting on Friday November 8th with Egypt U-23 taking on Mali U-23 at 11:45AM ET / 8:45AM PT followed by Cameroon U-23 against Ghana U-23 at 2:45PM ET / 11:45AM PT.

Tickets for the U23 Africa Cup of Nations are available for purchase online on the Tazkarti website, the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) announced early Wednesday.

Tazkarti, the company responsible for U23 AFCON ticketing, announced on Tuesday that tickets are available to be bought from its website with the fan ID that was used during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosted by Egypt in summer.

Egypt U23

The manager asked the Egyptian fans to pack the stadiums and support the players during the tournament games, which will be played in Cairo at Cairo International Stadium and El Salam Stadium.

Gharib announced the team squad for the tournament, which included many top players like, Mostafa Mohamed, Taher Mohamed and Ramdan Sobhy.

Egypt squad consists of:

Goalkeepers
Omar Radwan, Omar Salah, Mohamed Sobhy

Defenders
Osama Galal, Mahmoud Marei, Ahmed Ramadan, Mahmoud El-Gazzar, Mohamed Abdelsalam, Ahmed AboulFetouh, Karim El-Eraki

Midfielders
Akram Tawfik, Amar Hamdy, Nasser Maher, Ghanam Mohamed, Ramadan Sobhi, Emam Ashour, Abdelrahman Magdy

Forwards
Mostafa Mohamed, Salah Mohsen, Ahmed Yasser Rayan, Taher Mohamed Taher

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Africa Cup Of NationsAfrican FootballU23 AFCON
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