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Egypt vs DR Congo live updates: Africa Cup of Nations team news, line-ups and predictions

Follow all the action as Egypt, without injured key man Mohamed Salah, face DR Congo with a place in the AFCON quarter-finals on the line in San Pedro

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How to watch: Egypt vs DR Congo

You can watch the match live on TV via the following channels. Though we strongly recommend you also keep this live blog running too.

UK: Sky Sports Football.

US: beIN Sports.

Hosting the match today…

Hosting the match today...Hosting the match today...

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…is the Stade Laurent Pokou, AKA the Stade de San Pedro, in San Pedro, Ivory Coast.

It’s named after the late, great striker Laurent Pokou, who scored 21 goals in his 30 caps for Ivory Coast.

He scored six goals at the 1968 AFCON and eight at the 1970 AFCON – both tournament-leading totals – and the ball for this year’s competition is named after him too.

The stadium houses 20,000 people and has hosted six group-stage matches so far.

What time does the match kick off?

Good question. It starts at 8pm local time and GMT in the UK, 3pm ET and 12pm/midday PT in the US.

Hello and welcome to today’s AFCON match!

The group stages are done and dusted.

We’re now into the nitty-gritty of the Africa Cup of Nations: the knockouts.

Tonight’s match: Egypt vs the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Here we go…

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