Confederation of African Football calls on Ghana to host AFCON 2015

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has written to urge Ghana

to consider hosting next year's African Cup of Nations (AFCON) should

Morocco go ahead and pull out from hosting the games.

Moroccan media on Wednesday reported that the country has officially

pulled out of hosting the games, however there has yet not been any

official statement.

The country wrote officially to CAF about 10 days ago that because of

the fears of the Ebola virus, and the surge of people who would be

traveling to Morocco for the tournament, they cannot offer any


Confirming the latest development, the Minister of Youth and Sports,

Mr Mahama Ayariga said CAF has indeed written to Ghana.

"CAF wrote to us a few days ago actually and indicated that Morocco

has given strong indications, that they will pull out if CAF did not

change the date and CAF also indicated that it was firm on those


Credit: Joy Sports

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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