Egypt assistant coach Tito Garcia believes successful the internet hosting rights to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will enhance their chances claiming a record-extending eighth continental title.
The north African nation received the nod to exchange Cameroon on Tuesday after a CAF Executive Committee ballot in Dakar.
The Pharaohs had been dropping finalists on the final match in Gabon to Cameroon and have been handed an ideal alternative the etch their identify within the historical past books.
“Now we now have an even bigger duty. Surely, internet hosting the African Cup boosts our chances to win the title,” Garcia instructed Sada El-Balad TV channel late Tuesday.
“Also we shall be motivated to win the title and please our fans at home, regardless of the excessive stage of different African groups.”
Egypt- coached by Javier Aguirre-have certified for the match regardless of mendacity second in Group of the qualifiers behind Tunisia.