Earlier today, the Confederation of African Football announced Egypt as the new host for the 2019 African Cup of Nations Tournament. Egypt won the bid to host the competition after Cameroon was stripped from hosting the games.
Late last year, South Africa and Egypt submitted the bid to host the finals of the tournaments but the final decision to host it in Egypt was made through a vote which Egypt won against South Africa with 16 to 1.
Breaking: Egypt @EFA will host the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations
— CAF (@CAF_Online) January 8, 2019
In the previous years, Egypt has won the tournament three times: in 1959, 1986 and 2006. This year, 8 stadiums will be used across 5 cities: Cairo – 3, Alexandria – 2, Ismailia – 1, Port Said – 1 and Suez – 1.
If you’ll be going for the 2019 AFCON Tournament, you can maximize your time by exploring Egypt.
3 THINGS YOU SHOUL DO IN EGYPT
TAKE A CITY TOUR
It is always a good idea to know tour environment. While in the city, you can take a short time to explore the city.
VISIT THE GIZA PYRAMIDS
The Pyramids in Giza is one the wonders of the world. The pyramids are on the Giza Plateau which leaves visitors in awe. Visitors can have a very amazing experience and take great photos at sunset when the sands is golden.
VISIT THE MUSEUMS
Egypt is no doubt one of the countries with museums that house great ancient history in the world.
Are you a fan of travel and football? Have you always wanted to visit Egypt? Don’t miss this opportunity of exploring the country when you are there to see the games.