Nigeria vs Egypt – AFCON: Live score, team news and updates


Nigeria vs Egypt LIVE: Mohamed Salah begins quest for AFCON glory as he STARTS opener against Super Eagles – who go with Leicester’s Kelechi Iheanacho up front

Mohamed Salah begins his Africa Cup of Nations journey on Tuesday afternoon, as Egypt get their quest for glory underway against Nigeria. 

The Liverpool winger goes into the tournament as the best player in the competition – and possibly the world – as he hopes to guide his nation to a first AFCON triumph in a decade.

But Nigeria will be a difficult proposition for the Egyptians, with the Super Eagles possessing several Premier League players including Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi.

Follow Sportsmail’s SAM BLITZ for live Africa Cup of Nations coverage of Nigeria vs Egypt, including build-up, team news and updates.  



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