2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Official mascot unveiled

Published on: 20 May 2019

 

The official mascot of the 2019 African Cup of Nations has been unveiled by the Local Organizing Committee which is called The child “Tut”. The mascot is named after the Pharaoh King Tutankhamun.

The tournament kicks off from June 21 to July 19, 2019.

This will be the first time in the history of the tournament that 24 teams will be competing for the ultimate.

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will also be used for the first time in this tournament at the  quarter-final stage.

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

 

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