Are you a football die hard enthusiast? Have you been dying of utmost boredom due to the end of a footballing season around the world especially in Europe and elsewhere? Well get you soccer jersey on and come with me on this African tour odyssey to the biggest soccer show piece on African continent that has kicked off in the land of pharaohs Egypt as the proud host of this soccer showdown.
After a jinx of 39 years that had seen Uganda fail to qualify each time to the African cup of nations between 1978-2017. Uganda the pearl of Africa finally made it to the greatest African football tournament. Just like a giver who never ceases to give, the Uganda cranes team have even this time round delivered Uganda to the continent’s footballing show piece and are in to ramble with other African soccer giants like Egypt who are 7 times African champions and D R Congo. With the ecstasy that has captivated Ugandans we are all revving about this achievement. Its on this note that many Ugandan agencies have come on board to see to it that Uganda ably shines while undertaking this nice African adventure. The Uganda tourism board has jumped on the band wagon to ensure that the Uganda cranes ably sell destination Uganda to the rest of the world who will have their eyes on the Uganda cranes as they compete against other teams. This is because destination Uganda has a lot to offer to world.
What Uganda has to offer to the rest of the world?
For attractions, Uganda is home to over 400 Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and you can visit these magical but endangered species on a Uganda gorilla tour, Uganda gorilla trekking safari or a gorilla tours Uganda. With a rich wildlife biodiversity Uganda is home to many finest African mammals such as the lions, leopards, cape buffaloes such as African bush elephants which are the largest land mammals. All these and more can be seen on a wildlife safari Uganda, wildlife safaris Uganda or a Uganda tour in many of Uganda’s wildlife national parks like Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park and Kidepo Valley National Park visit the majestic chimpanzees on a Uganda chimpanzee trekking safari to Kibale National Park.
It has been a public secret that African nations cup tournaments only features 16 nation teams but for the first time in its history the number of competing nations teams have been increased 24 hence making merrier and more exciting for the fans. The participating African nations include Egypt doubling as the hosts, Madagascar, Tunisia, Senegal, morocco, Nigeria, Uganda, Mali, guinea, Algeria, Mauritania, ivory coast, Kenya, Ghana, Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, guinea- Bissau, Namibia, Zimbabwe, DR Congo, Benin, Tanzania, south Africa. All these competing have been grouped into 6 groups with group A having nations teams like Egypt, DR Congo, Uganda, Zimbabwe. Group B has nation teams like Nigeria, guinea, Madagascar, and Burundi. Group C has Senegal Algeria, Kenya and Tanzania. Group D features nation teams like Morocco, ivory coast, south Africa and Namibia. Group E features Tunisia, Mali, Mauritania and Angola and lastly group F has Cameroon, Ghana, Benin and Guinea Bissau.
Take a tour to the various Egyptian cities that are hosting these games
While enjoying the beautiful game, take an Africa safari tour around Egypt as you visit different cities and stadia in Egypt in which these nations teams will battle it out for the ultimate African glory prize. All these nations teams will tussle it out with each other on 6 soccer stadia around this land of pyramids. Your first stop over on this tour Africa will be in Cairo as you make your way to a 74,100seater Cairo international stadium then still on your Cairo day trip make a detour to 30 June stadium with a 30000seating capacity and finally visit the Al Salam stadium with a seating capacity of 30000 jubilating fans. Next on this safari tour Egypt is a visit to the city of Alexandria as you go to the Alexandria stadium with a carrying capacity of 18676 people, find you way to the city of Suez as you go to the Suez stadium a 27000seater and finally on this amazing Egypt safari tours visit the city of Ismailia as you go to the Ismailia stadium with a 18525 seating capacity.
African nations that have made to this show case of Africa’s brightest footballing talents that have travelled on this African safari to Egypt to compete in this edition of Total Africa nations cup are each winners in their respective right as there a lot to fight for in terms of prizes to take home. The winning nation of this great soccer show piece will walk with the highly prized African cup of nations golden trophy and a cash prize of 4 million USD, the runners will go home 2millions USD, the semifinalists have a prize of 1.5 million USD to take home, the quarter finalist nations have a cash prize of 800000 USD to go home with, nations that will finish 3rd placed in their respective groups will go home with 575000USD while the 4th placed nation teams have a bonus of 475000USD to take home.
Let’s See Who Has Got What It Takes to Take It All……!!