Fuse ODG to perform at the closing ceremony of 2019 AFCON

Tanya Simon
July 18, 2019

The trio were handed an extension after participating in major worldwide tournaments, with Firmino and Alisson claiming the Copa America with Brazil, while Salah could not achieve the same with Egypt at African Cup of Nations. Sadio Mane - yes, he has scored some goals but he has not influenced.

Dylan Bronn's extra-time own goal was however the difference, as Senegal strolled into the competitions finals for the first time in 17 years.

- Captain and defender Cheikhou Kouyate (Crystal Palace), midfielder Idrissa Gueye (Everton) and star forward Sadio Mane (Liverpool) play in the Premier League. "It's my dream to win the Cup of Nations".

Both sides are clear of injury heading into the final but Senegal will have to cope without defensive colossus Kalidou Koulibaly, who is suspended.

For Senegal, Manee is backed up by Stade Rennes youngster Ismaila Sarr who directly contributed to 15 goals last Ligue 1 season and had a goal and assist against Kenya in the group stage.

So we've come to this after a month of African Cup of Nations action, Senegal and Algeria will face off at the Cairo International Stadium on Friday evening.

Not only is Algeria in better form coming in, but they have the rub of the grain as well.

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"Sure they were missing some games but maybe that's the contribution Europe can sometimes give to Africa".

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana have been placed in Pot 2 of the qualifying phase for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced.

Cameroon is set to host the tournament after the CAF stripped it of the right to host AFCON 2019 due to delays in preparations and security concerns. Tell Hivisasa and we will share with the world.

We would add that the bookmakers do not see the favorite in the upcoming fight.

While the Egyptian heat has been intense for numerous games, with Uganda worldwide Emmanuel Okwi saying footballers should not have to play in such conditions, there are also concerns about how matches might be affected by playing in the equatorial belt in 2021. We want more than just to get to the final.

"I do not like highlighting players". The tournament has been played under intensely heavy security.

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