By FOCUS REPORTER
ThHE 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between South African and Egypt will be played
at the Cairo Military Academy Stadium. Kick off for the match is 8.30pm
This is according to the Egyptian Football Association who also conformed that the 22 000
seater stadium was one of the six venues used for the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations
tournament held in Egypt.
The stadium is situated about 12 kilometers from the Cairo International Stadium in
the north-eastern Heliopolis district of Cairo.
The ground was built in 1989 for the use of military teams and students at the
military academy. It accommodated the home games of Al Ahly and Zamalek during the
refurbishing of the Cairo International Stadium and occasionally still serves to
stage matches of the two rivals.
Meanwhile England-based striker Davide Somma is the latest player to report for
national team duty after he arrived in camp on Tuesday.