Friday, January 23, 2015

2017 African Cup Host Emerges In April

Four candidates have emerged to host the competition come 2017. They include Algeria, Egypt, Ghana and Gabon. One of these nations would be replacing Libya who has pulled out of hosting the finals as a result of civil turbulence.

The Confederation of African football (CAF) revealed on Thursday that the host of the 2017 African Cup of nations will be announced on April 8 in Cairo, Egypt.


Qualification for the tournament kicks-off in June, with the host nation taking part for the first time, although their matches will be considered as friendlies and not count for points.


A total of 52 teams will enter the qualifiers and will be divided into 13 groups, with the winners advancing to the finals as well as the two best runners-up.

18 comments:

  1. I want the African cup to host in Egypt


    #African cup#

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  2. Ok.

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    @iyke via Airtel SIM

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  3. Wondering when Nigeria will host the African cup. Naija I dey hail

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  4. I vote Egypt

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  5. Good luck to the qualified candidates
    Algeria
    Egypt
    Ghana and
    Gabon

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  6. a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said...
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    Oky gud news for the players then......
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    ***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

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  7. MR EDDY said this harmattan is sponsored by MTN. It is everywhere u go.

    Egypt all the way.
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    ^™THAT EDO BOY.COM~wishes u happy new year.

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  8. Gabon or Ghana. Who wants to go to war torn Egypt? I am not ready to die in another spring something.

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