Athletics Information of Monday, 24 June 2019
Egypt, Uganda and Nigeria have recorded wins in Groups A and B of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), even with some tough encounters.
In Group A, the host nation, Egypt started off their AFCON 2019 campaign with a victory in entrance of around 70,000 supporters, as Mohammed Trezeguet’s outstanding to start with fifty percent strike in the 44th minutes secured a 1- win around established Zimbabwe.
In the other Group sport, Uganda recorded their 1st AFCON get because 1978 as they generated an early match shock by defeating the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) 2- in Cairo on Saturday courtesy targets from Patrick Kaddu and E. Okwi.
The effects meant Uganda would top the host Nation Egypt in Group A with ambitions variance.
The Pharoes of Egypt would participate in DR. Congo though Uganda would battle Zimbabwe in the second group online games on June 26.
In other places in Team B, match favorites Nigeria only essential a late second fifty percent goal from substitute Odion Ighalo in the 77th minutes to get off to a winning commence on Saturday as they dumped Burundi 1- in Alexandria Stadium.
AFCON debutants, Madagascar played out a thrilling 2-2 draw with Guinea in their event opener on Saturday.
Nigeria would now major the team with three factors with Madagascar and Guinea having one particular apiece.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria would face Guinea on June 26 even though debutantes Madagascar would enjoy Burundi on June 27, all at the Alexandria Stadium.