AFCON 2019: [Goals Highlight] Egypt 1-0 Uganda
AFCON 2019: [Goals Highlight] Egypt 1-0 Uganda. Mohamed Salah opened the scoring with a superb free-kick midway through the first half. Aston Villa’s Ahmed Elmohamady then doubled the Pharaohs’ lead before half-time with a powerful drive. Egypt vs Uganda
Egypt maintained their perfect start to their Africa Cup of Nations campaign by beating Uganda in Cairo to advance into the last 16 as Group A winners.
DR Congo thumped Zimbabwe in Group A’s other game on Sunday, meaning Uganda progress as runners-up.
The seven-time winners are also yet to concede a goal at this year’s Afcon, but they rode their luck against Uganda, who were left to rue a string of missed chances.
Uganda’s Farouk Miya and Emmanuel Okwi, who both impressed at the Cairo International Stadium, tested Egypt keeper Mohamed El-Shenawy before Salah broke the deadlock with side’s first shot on target.