Monday, 20 October 2014

Morocco Withdraws As 2015 AFCON Host

Latest reports confirms that host of the 2015 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, Morocco has withdrawn from hosting the biennial tourney because of fears over the Ebola outbreak on the continent.

It would be recalled that the Confederation of African Football (CAF) had last week received a letter from the Moroccan government asking for the tournament to be called off and had agreed to discuss the plans at the next executive committee meeting on 2 November.

It was gathered that the North African country had proposed to CAF, via the letter, that it either postpone the tournament until next year or allow them to switch to the 2017 edition instead. Read More....

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