2019 Africa Cup of Nations
Continental Tournament, Final
Egypt, 19 July
Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse will look to mastermind a win over Algeria in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final
on Friday, 19 July.
The encounter is expected to be played at the Cairo International Stadium. Kick-off is at 22h00.
Cisse, who is a retired midfielder, has guided the Lions of Teranga to their second AFCON final having played in their first final in 2002.
The Senegalese tactician will look to his star player Sadio Mane, who is on the books of European champions Liverpool FC.
Mane has scored three goals in the tournament and he has the ability to inspire Senegal to their maiden AFCON title.
Meanwhile, Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi will be keen to lead his side to a famous victory over Senegal.
The former Algeria international is eager to become the second coach to guide the Desert Foxes to the AFCON title.
The retired midfielder will bank on the form of Riyad Mahrez, who is on the books of English champions Manchester City.
The Algeria captain has found the back of the net three times in the tournament and he will look to help his side win its second AFCON title.
Algeria and Senegal have met 19 times with the Desert Foxes recording 10 wins compared to the Lions of Teranga's four victories, while five games ended in a draw.
Last Five AFCON title winners
2010 - Egypt
2012 - Zambia
2013 - Nigeria
2015 - Ivory Coast
2017 - Cameroon
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