Nations Cup offers entertainment despite heat, empty stadiums and chaos

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Africa Cup of Nations 2019 - Group C - Kenya v Senegal - 30 June Stadium, Cairo, Egypt - July 1, 2019 Senegal's Sadio Mane misses a penalty REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

CAIRO (Reuters) – Troubled by chaos behind the scenes, played in baking heat against a backdrop of empty stadiums, the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has still managed to serve up some entertainment and drama in its expanded 24-team group stage. World class players such as Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Riyad Mahrez have shared […]

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