Egypt and Tunisia book Africa Cup of Nations tickets

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North African giants Egypt and Tunisia have certified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Eswatini and Niger respectively on Tuesday.

Objectives both aspect of half time from Ahmed Hegazy and Marwan Mohsen had been sufficient for Egypt, who had been with out injured Mohamed Salah, to down Eswatini 2-Zero in Manzini.

The Pharaohs defeated the Southern Africans Four-1 in Cairo on Friday and have taken 9 factors from their opening 4 fixtures, taking them forward of Eswatini and Niger (each on one level).

Tunisia, who defeated Egypt of their first qualifier in June 2017, boast a 100-percent document after 4 matches, having defeated Niger 1-Zero at house on October 13 earlier than dispatching them 2-1 away on Tuesday.

Debuting ahead Firas Chaouat scored twice in 4 first-half minutes because the Carthage Eagles booked their ticket for Cameroon, the place they’re going to go looking for their second continental title.

Against this, Egypt are probably the most profitable staff in AFCON historical past, having gained the title a document seven instances.

Each they and Tunisia had been eradicated within the group stage of the 2018 World Cup, however have bounced again strongly in subsequent months.

Minnows Madagascar grew to become the primary staff to qualify for the 2019 AFCON – becoming a member of hosts Cameroon – after they defeated Equatorial Guinea 1-Zero at house earlier on Tuesday.

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