2019 AFCON

CAF confirms water breaks during AFCON due to heat

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has announced water breaks will be allowed during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations due to high temperature in Egypt. “The  average  (dry)  temperature  in  June / July  is  expected  to  be  between  35  °  C  and  38  °  C,  withan  average  humidity  of  40%  to 60%. This would give a high WBGT (Wet ...

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Africa Cup of Nations teams and their nicknames

List of the twenty-four countries that qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations and their nicknames. Africa Cup of Nations teams and their nicknames: Egypt – The Pharaohs South Africa – Bafana Bafana Madagascar – Barea Cameroon – The Indomitable Lions Namibia – Brave Warriors Benin – The Squirrels Senegal – The Lions of Teranga Tunisia – Eagles of ...

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Africa Cup of Nations records and statistics

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off on the 21st of June 2019 in Egypt. Last time Egypt were the hosts, back in 2006, they won the tournament. We look at the 14 nations that have won Africa Cup of Nations. Egypt (7) – Cameroon (5) – Ghana (4) – Nigeria (3) – DR Congo (2) – Ivory Coast ...

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Bafana Bafana 2019 Africa Cup of Nations guide

Bafana Bafana kick off their campaign against Ivory Coast on Monday, 24 June before facing Namibia on Friday, 28 June. They will then wrap up their group phase against Morocco on 1 July. For a comprehensive guide on the team, players and fixtures click on the link below. See the Bafana Bafana squad profile with the most recent statistics of ...

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