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A 40th minute goal from Mahmoud 'Trezeguet' Hassan helped the Pharaohs of Egypt to start their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a victory over Zimbabwe.

Africa will begin its flagship African Cup of Nations with hosts Egypt starting the battle with Zimbabwe at the Cairo International Stadium.

Russia have all but booked their place in the Last 16 of their own World Cup cruising to a 3-1 victory over Egypt. An own goal from Egypt’s captain Ahmed Fathi before Denis Cheryshev and Artem Dzyuba got one each to put the game beyond the Pharoahs. 
 
Russia is facing a tough challenge to beat Egypt on Tuesday at the St Petesberg Stadium, fresh from a 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia, the host nation is seeking to write off Egypt and book a place in the next stage of the competition.
 
Egypt made a return to the World Cup finals since 1990. Unfortunately for them, they came against a gnarly and dangerous Uruguay side without their talismanic Mohammed Salah.