THE 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Kicks Off today with hosts Egypt taking on Zimbabwe in the opener slated for Friday 21 June at the Cairo International Stadium.
Both teams have named their sides for the duel as hosts Egypt will be hoping Liverpool forward Mohammed Salah will help light the clash at a time where Zimbabwe will be banking on Knowledge Musona and Khama Billiat in search of goals.
Egypt XI: El-Shenawy, El Mohamady, Alaa Eldin, Hegazi, Mansour; Hamed, Elneny; Salah, El Said, Trézéguet; Mohsen
Subs: El-Shenawy; El Mohamady; Gabe, Ghazal, Soliman, Ashraf, Kamel, Hamdi, Mahgoub, Emad, Warda, Abdel Rehim
Zimbabwe XI: Sibanda; Darikwa, Mudimu, Hadebe, Lunga; Nakamba, Munetsi, Karuru, Mushekwi; Musona, Billiat
Subs: Phiri, Pfumbidzai, Chawapiwa, Rusike, Dzingai, Chipezeze, Kadewere, Mutizwa, Mahachi, Kamusoko, Mhlanga
Referee: A Alioum (Cameroon)
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