This is Naija News compilation of the latest Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) news online for today, Friday, May 24th, 2019.
Afcon 2019: Morocco To Play Gambia, Zambia In Friendly
The Atlas Lions of Morocco will tackle Gambia and Zambia respectively in a warm-up friendly ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
This was made known on Thursday by the Moroccan Football Association.
The North Africa nation will face Gambia on the 12th of June before meeting Zambia four days later in Marakesh.
Morocco was drawn in Group D alongside Ivory Coast, South Africa and Namibia in the Nations Cup, which will take place in Egypt from 21 June to 20 July.
Afcon 2019 Tickets Available For Sale – Committee
The committee organising the 2019 African Cup of Nations on Thursday announced that tickets to attend matches are now available for sale.
Fans can choose to pay for their preferred ticket category online with immediate printing options.
They can also pick them up at a number of outlets nationwide, depending on the purchased category.
On Sunday, ticket marketplace Tazkarti launched an online platform to enable fans to sign up for a fan ID and purchase tickets for the much-anticipated tournament, which will be hosted by Egypt in June.
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