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Calendario de la Copa Africana de Naciones 2019

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June 21-July 19, 2019 -- La Copa Africana de Naciones, el campeonato internacional de fútbol masculino bienal de África, se realiza en Egipto. La 32ª edición del torneo, organizado por la Confederación Africana de Fútbol (CAF), marca una expansión del formato, con 24 equipos que compiten por coronarse como campeón continental. El torneo se retiró al anfitrión original, Camerún, el año pasado debido a demoras en la construcción de los estadios y a temores por la seguridad.

Host nation Egypt open the tournament against Zimbabwe in Cairo on June 21. Reigning champions Cameroon begin their campaign in Ismailia against Guinea-Bissau, while top ranked African nations Senegal and Tunisia kick-off their tournaments against Tanzania and Angola respectively.

Egypt are aiming to lift the Nations trophy for a record-extending eighth time, and deliver their first title since 2010. A total of 14 nations have triumphed since the first Africa Cup of Nations in 1957, including 2017 winners Cameroon (5-time champions) and Ghana (4-time champions), who are looking to win their first title since 1982.

A total of 52 matches will be played at six venues over four weeks, with the final taking place at the Cairo International Stadium on July 19.

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