Africa-Football: Host countries of AFCON 2025 & 2027 will be unveiled Sept.27

Africa-Football: Host countries of AFCON 2025 & 2027 will be unveiled Sept.27

Host countries of Africa Cups of Nations of 2025 and 2027 will be announced on Sept.27 by the Confederation of African Football Executive Committee during its meeting scheduled in Cairo.

The announcement was made Thursday by CAF Chief Patrice Motsepe during CAF’s virtual meeting which took important unanimous decisions “that will make significant contributions to the sustainability, global competitiveness and attractiveness of football on the African Continent”, according to a statement released by African football governing body.

“We will be meeting again in Cairo on Wednesday 27 September 2023 to discuss and take decisions relating to the countries that will be awarded the TotalEnergies AFCON 2025 and the AFCON 2027”, said Dr. Motsepe.

Morocco, Algeria, Zambia and duo Nigeria-Benin are vying to host the AFCAN 2025. The race for 2027 African Cup of Nations includes Senegal, Algeria, Botswana, Egypt, and trio Kenya-Uganda-Tanzania.

During its virtual meeting, CAF Executive Committee was briefed on the good progress that is being made in Côte d’Ivoire for the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023 which starts on 13 January 2024.

The Executive Committee meeting was also given an update on the preparations and progress for the African Football League (AFL) which kicks off on 20 October 2023 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

CAF will also be hosting, in the next few weeks the first meeting of the African Club Association, representing the most successful and biggest football Clubs in Africa.


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