Morocco BANNED from African Cup of Nations

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Morocco will not host the AFCON tournament due its it fears over the deadly Ebola outbreak, CAF confirmed it after a meeting with their executive members.This lead to  north African country been stripped off the hosting rights of  African Nations Cup and banned from the competition.Morocco had expressed fears over an influx of foreign fans that could help spread the epidemic

CAF’s statement added: ‘The executive committee took note of receipt… of some applications of national associations confirming their desire to host the 2015 competition on the dates agreed’ .Possible replacements as hosts include Algeria, Angola, Egypt and Nigeria ,which are currently “under review”

The executive committee will finalize the selection of the successful national association shortly and confirm the place and date of the draw of the final tournament at the same time.

Posted by Kwabena Ameyaw

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