Egypt Independent

Egypt reveals 2019 Africa Cup of Nations mascot



The Organizing Committee of the Africa Cup of Nations has unveiled the mascot for the tournament, which runs from June 21 to July 19 in Egypt.

The tournament’s official Facebook account published a video of the new mascot under the comment: “After a long journey. It has finally arrived. Welcome with us our special host in the 2019 Africa Cup 😉 # Egypt_2019 #”.

Mohamed Fadl, the director of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations revealed the official tournament mascot, which represents a child wearing an Egyptian shirt and a pharaonic outfit, his foot on the official championship’s ball.

 

AFCON 2019 Mascot

After a long journey .. He is finally here .. Say Hi to our special host for the AFCON 2019 👋 بعد رحلة طويلة .. لقد وصل أخيرا .. رحبوا معنا بمضيفنا الخاص في كأس أفريقيا 2019 😉#مصر_٢٠١٩ #Egypt_2019

Posted by Egypt2019 on Sunday, May 19, 2019

 

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm