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Hegazi helps Egypt to third AFCON shutout victory

1 July 2019

Ahmed Hegazi and Egypt concluded the Africa Cup of Nations group stages with a third successive clean-sheet, overcoming Uganda 2-0 in Cairo.

Mo Salah and Ahmed Elmohamady fired in first-half goals for the host nation, with Hegazi completing 90 minutes at the heart of their defence.

The trio of Group A wins sees the Pharaohs through to the knockout stages without conceding a goal.

Egypt will find out their opponents for Saturday’s Round of 16 knockout in the coming days.


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