The Cup of Nations was a showcase for players seemingly on the cusp of greatness. We look at Egypt’s Gedo and a few other stars in the making.
FIFA.com spoke to Mohamed Zidan after Egypt won their third successive Cup of Nations, and he said the Pharaohs' ambitions are still unabated.
An 85th-minute goal from Mohamed ‘Gedo’ Nagui lifted the Pharaohs over a young Ghana team to capture their third successive Cup of Nations title.
Egypt and their coach Hassan Shehata will win an unprecedented third successive African title on Sunday if they are able to beat Ghana in the final.
After a strong run in Angola, the young Black Stars are confident even about facing favoured Egypt in the final of the Cup of Nations Sunday.
Egypt thumped eight-man Algeria 4-0 at the Cup of Nations to set up a final against young Ghana, who beat Nigeria behind an Asamoah Gyan goal.