The AFCON 2019 starts today in Egypt as the host will be looking forward to start on a winning note in their opening match against Zimbabwe.
The opening match will kick off about 21:00 GMT, in Cairo the capital of Egypt.
The Pharaohs of Egypt are gunning for their Eight Africa Cup of Nation Title.
Although Egypt who is the host , already qualified to play in the tournament, but they still took part in the qualifying match where they’d finished second behind Tunisia.
However Zimbabwe’s though has appeared two times consecutively in the AFCON however considered as Underdogs.
Both teams have prepared so well for this match, after playing series of friendly matches to warm them up for the tournament.
The star players to watch are Mohammed Salah for Egypt and Peter Ndlovu for Zimbabwe.
The two South African Teams have squared up eight times against each other, where the Pharoahs of Egypt won Five times, drew two times and suffered defeat once.
The game is going to be an intriguing one, as the stadium is expected to be filled up with the home supporters to cheer the host on.