The Confederation of African Football executive rose from a meeting today Tuesday 8, 2019 to announce that Egypt are the official host for the continental showpiece.
Egypt submitted their bid alongside South Africa to host the continental event after Cameroon were stripped off the right to host the first ever 24-nations tournament..
This is the fifth time Egypt will be hosting the tournament after hosting it in 1957, 1974, 1986 and 2006. But they failed to achieve the title only in 1974.
Egypt outclassed South Africa after making a promotional video presentation created to back Egypt’s bid to win the rights to host the tournament and it was launched in three different languages beside Arabic.
Prior to the announcement, an Egyptian delegation led by Football Federation President Hany Abo Rida arrived on Monday in Dakar, Senegal capital, to attend CAF Executive Committee meeting and convince on the readiness to host the continent.