Sisi: Egypt keen on organizing successful AFCON edition
Saturday، 22 June 2019 - 10:44 AM
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said Friday Egypt is keen on organizing a successful edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON).
In statements following the opener, the president called on the players to do their best, urging the fans to widely attend the tournament's games.
President Sisi greeted the tournament's organizing committee for staging a beautiful opening ceremony.
He added that executive bodies are exerting great efforts during the 2019 AFCON.
The new booking and security measures should be maintained after the tournament, Sisi said.
He added that AFCON 2019 offer an opportunity to allow fans to attend local league and cup games in a civilized manner.