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Egypt announce date and venue for Swaziland clash

02:56 EAT 12/09/2018
Mohamed Salah Egypt Niger AFCON qualifying 2018
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.

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.