The FIFA U20 world cup, the biennial world championship of association football for players aged under 20, opens in Egypt on 24 September.

The opening match, between hosts Egypt and Trinidad and Tobago, is being held in the new military Borg Al-Arab stadium outside the northern coastal city of Alexandria, where many Egyptian families are currently spending the Eid Al-fitr holidays marking the end of Ramadan. Organisers hope this will mean a good turnout of local supporters at the game.

In all 24 teams will be competing in the three-week competition, the international federation of association football

General Info

Wanted in Africa
Wanted in Africa
Wanted in Africa, part of the Wanted Worldwide network, is a website in English for expatriates in Africa established in 2006. We cover Europe's news stories that may be of interest to English speaking residents along with tourists as well. Our publication also offers classifieds, photos, information on events, museums, churches, galleries, exhibits, fashion, food, and local travel.
Previous article Ghana prepares for population census
Next article Ghana prepares for population census