April 2, 2023



2023 U20 AFCON: Host Egypt ‘re-jig’ opening day fixtures

Seven-time champions Flying Eagles shouldn’t anticipate any favours subsequent month particularly from U20 AFCON hosts Egypt, who look determined to qualify for the U20 World Cup in Indonesia.

Egypt have “tampered” with the opening day fixtures of the U20 AFCON as they plan to go previous a tricky first spherical group that has the Flying Eagles, Senegal and Mozambique.

As hosts Egypt have been seeded to go Group A as A1 and the usual is for A1 to face A3, which is that this case Senegal, whereas A2 Mozambique tackle A4 Nigeria on opening day February 19.

However the fixtures now present that Egypt will open the match with Mozambique, who on paper look the weakest group on this group.

The Flying Eagles will subsequently should sort out fellow West African rivals Senegal on the opening day from 1900 hours native time, three hours after the host nation have performed.

The highest two groups in every of the three teams will qualify for the quarterfinal with two different finest losers from these teams.

The 4 semi-finalists will qualify for the U20 World Cup in Indonesia in Could.

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