Egypt win Africa Cup of Nations opener

KHALED DESOUKI / AFP

Hosts Egypt have the made the ideal start to the Africa Cup of Nations.

They beat Zimbabwe 1-0 in the opening game of the tournament in Cairo.

Mahmoud Trezeguet scored the only goal of the gamejust before half time.

Mohamed Salah came close to making it to 2-0 in the second half but was denied by Zimbabwe goalkeeper Edmore Sibanda.

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