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Just In: 2019 AFCON Mascot Revealed (Video)



The Organizing Committee of the 2019 African Cup of Nations has revealed the AFCON 2019 Mascot; The child “Tut” followed by the Pharaoh King Tutankhamun.

The tournament kicks off on June 21 and ends on July 19.

The tournament takes place with the participation of 24 teams in six groups for the first time in the history of the African competition.

Egypt won the rights to host the tournament after being selected over South Africa.

The 2019 African Cup of Nations was initially scheduled to be hosted by Cameroon.

However, Cameroon was stripped of hosting the tournament for serious delays in preparations.

AFCON 2019 Mascot

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

Posted by Egypt2019 on Sunday, May 19, 2019

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.