Africa Cup of Nations: What to look out for on day 10 in Egypt


Mohamed Salah's goal against DR Congo was his 40th in 65 internationals

2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Host nation: Egypt Dates: 21 June - 19 July 2019

Coverage: Text commentary and selected match reports on the BBC Sport website and app

Saturday saw the first 0-0 draw of this year's Africa Cup of Nations - then a second and a third in rapid succession.

Mauritania and Angola played out the first of the day's stalemates, before holders Cameroon had to settle for a point against Ghana.

In the late game Benin and Guinea-Bissau, the other two teams in Cameroon's group, were also goalless.

Day 10 promises drama, however, with plenty to play for at the top and bottom of Groups A and B, while Mohamed Salah has something to prove after angering some Egypt fans.

Who's playing?

Egypt and Nigeria are among the tournament favourites with 100% records and no goals conceded, but they will miss out on top spot in their groups if they lose their final game.

Meanwhile, with four of the six third-placed teams going through to the last 16 even DR Congo and Burundi, who both lost their first two games, can still qualify.

So, first up it's Group B, with debutants Burundi aiming for their first Afcon win against Guinea in Cairo while surprise package Madagascar will win the group if they can upset Nigeria in Alexandria (both 17:00 BST).

Then Uganda will top Group A if they beat hosts Egypt at the Cairo International Stadium while Zimbabwe play DR Congo across town at the 30 June Stadium (both 20:00 BST). Read More...

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