Angola bids for 2010 African Nations cup.

Angola are regarded as slight favourites to win hosting rights for the 2010 African Nations Cup finals when the Confederation of African Football (CAF) convene to make their decision in Cairo on Monday. Angola seeks to be the first portuguese speaking nation to host Africa’s biennial championship.They have promised to build four stadiums across the diamond and oil-rich southern African nation if they win the right to host the tournament.
Meanwhile Nigeria,Senegal and Egypt kicked off their 2008 African Cup of Nations qualifying rounds with wins on saturday.
Reigning African champions Egypt head a list of 44 countries who are competing to qualify for the 2008 Nations Cup finals in Ghana.
The Egyptians played their opening qualifier against Burundi without fullback Mohamed Abdelwahab who died tragically during a training session on thursday.They defeated Burundi 4-1.
Angola themselves got off to a winning start beating Swaziland 2-0 in their first game.
Other opening game results here

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