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Egypt to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Dakar, Senegal | AFP | Egypt will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between June 15 and July 13, Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad announced in Dakar Tuesday. The CAF executive committee preferred Egypt to South Africa as replacements for original hosts Cameroon, who were dropped …

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Guinea accepts to host 2025 Africa Cup of Nations

Conakry, Guinea | AFP | Guinea has accepted to stage the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations instead of the 2023 edition, a move that confirms Cameroon as the 2021 hosts, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) president said Monday. “I am delighted with this change in the organisation of the …

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Egypt or South Africa will host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: CAF

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will take place in either Egypt or South Africa, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirmed on Saturday. They were the only two countries to announce their canditature publicly before the list closed Friday midnight. Cameroon had originally beaten …

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Ivory Coast appeals to CAS over loss of 2021 Cup of Nations

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP | The Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against the decision to strip the country of the 2021 African Cup of Nations on Thursday. The Confederation of African Football took the 2019 tournament from Cameroon due to delays in …

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South Africa eyes bid for 2019 Cup of Nations

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | South Africa’s football association (SAFA) said on Sunday it is considering making a bid to host the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019 after Cameroon was dramatically stripped of the continental showpiece. Though South Africa has much of the necessary infrastructure after hosting the 2010 …

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