Egypt announce date and venue for Swaziland clash

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KHALED DESOUKI
All is now set for the Pharaoh’s Africa Cup of Nations qualification clash with the King's Shield

Egypt will take on Swaziland on October 12 at the Al-Salam Stadium for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification clash.

The Pharaohs bounced back from their opening defeat to Tunisia to spank Niger Republic 6-0 with Mohamed Salah getting two goals and two assists.

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According to the Egyptian Football Association, the stadium completed in 2009 for the Fifa U20 World Cup with an all-seated capacity of 30,000 will host the crucial encounter.

Swaziland lost 2-0 at home to Tunisia to sit in the third position in Group J – and they would be hoping to shock Javier Aguirre’s men.

The return leg holds three days later at the Mavuso Sports Centre, Manzini.

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