BREAKING! CAF withdraws AFCON 2019 hosting rights from Cameroon

BREAKING! CAF withdraws AFCON 2019 hosting rights from Cameroon

The Confederation of African Football, CAF has reportedly withdrawn the 2019 African Cup of Nations hosting right from Cameroon, according to a report on Bein.

Earlier, the executive committee of CAF are to meet in the Ghanaian capital Accra on the sidelines of the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations tournament, an official of the Cairo-based told AFP.


Reports of the last two inspection visits to central African state Cameroon will be made during the meeting.


CAF inspectors recently traveled to the country, which last hosted the tournament in 1972, to check security, infrastructure, stadiums, and accommodation.

After the executive committee meeting, a decision whether Cameroon should continue as hosts of the June 15-July 13 African football showpiece is set to be made.


If Cameroon are rejected, CAF will have to launch a new application procedure to designate another host country for the biennial tournament first staged in Sudan 61 years ago.


Bein took to their Official Twitter page to share the news, see below:


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