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Egypt national team to perform training today for DR Congo’s clash

Monday 24/June/2019 - 10:01 AM
Egypts national team
Egypts national team during a training session
Translated by Hassnein Tayea
The Egyptian national team (known as the Pharaohs) is to hold a training session later on Monday at 8:00 pm CLT to beef up for their next game against of DR Congo.

The two squads meet next Wednesday in the second round of the African Cup of Nations 2019 (AFCON) group stage held in Egypt from June 21 to July 19.

The Game will kick off at 10:00 pm (Cairo local time).

Noteworthy، the Pharaohs won 1-0 over Zimbabwe on Friday over the opening game of the 32rd version of Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) held in Cairo.

Mahmud Hassan (Trézéguet) scored the opener for the Pharaohs in the 41st minute into the game.

Egypt hosts the 32nd edition of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with the participation of 24 teams "for the first time" in its history through six groups.

"Egypt 2019" championship، which will last until July 19، brings together a number of strong teams such as Egypt، Tunisia، Morocco، Algeria، Cameroon، and Senegal.

Confederation of African Football (CAF) sought to increase the number of teams participating in the tournament from 16 to 24 teams in order to represent as many African teams as possible.

The tournament، which hosted by Egypt for the fifth time in its history، will be held on six stadiums in Cairo، Alexandria، Suez، and Ismailia.

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