2019 African Cup of Nations

Egypt in surprise bid to be new African Cup host

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The Egyptian Football Association says it has submitted a bid to replace Cameroon as next year's African Cup of Nations host, a surprise pitch by the North African country which wasn't initially thought of as a contender. [more]

Report: 1 dead, 37 hurt in crush at Madagascar-Senegal game

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French radio service RFI is reporting at least one person has died and 37 have been injured in a crush before an African Cup of Nations qualifying soccer game in Madagascar involving Sadio Mane's Senegal team. [more]