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Watch: Egypt unveils official match ball by ‘Umbro’ for AFCON 2019

Wednesday 29/May/2019 - 03:52 PM
AFCON 2019 official
AFCON 2019 official bal
Hassnein Tayea
Egypt has unveiled the official matches ball for the 2019 African Cup of Nations.

The ball is specially designed by the English sportswear and football equipment supplier of Umbro.

The ball which was designed by Umbro was tested to suit the playing condition for the tournament.

The AFCON starts on June 21 and ends on July 19. The tournament takes place with the participation of 24 teams in six groups for the first time in the history of the African competition.

Egypt came in Group A with the Democratic Republic of Congo، Uganda and Zimbabwe in the 2019 African Cup of Nations.

Egypt won the rights to host the tournament after being selected over South Africa.

The 2019 African Cup of Nations was initially scheduled to be hosted by Cameroon. However، Cameroon was stripped of hosting the tournament for serious delays in preparations.

Egypt is the most successful nation in the history of the competition as Egypt has won a record of seven titles including three in a row




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