AFCON 2019: Second Round Begins Today
The round of sixteen of the 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, begins today.
In the first match, the Squirrels of Republic of Benin will take on Atlas Lions of Morocco who are heavy favorites to progress.
The Squirrels are set to take on the 1976 champions at Cairo’s Al Salam Stadium by 5pm.
The second match of the day between Teranga Lions of Senegal and the Cranes of Uganda comes up by 8pm.
The Cranes finished second to tournament hosts Egypt in Group A to set up a last-16 showdown with 2002 runners-up Senegal in Cairo.