Caf backs Cameroon to host Afcon 2019

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Action during the match that saw Uganda Cranes qualify for the finals of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)
Action during the match that saw Uganda Cranes qualify for the finals of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). PHOTO | COURTESY 

Cameroonian authorities can now concentrate on preparing to host the 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon), knowing that they have the full support of the Confederation of African Football (Caf).

Caf President Ahmad Ahmad said in no uncertain terms that the five-times continental champions would host the 2019 tournament, dismissing any information to the contrary as “mere rumours”.

“Caf has never thought of withdrawing Afcon 2019 hosting right from Cameroon. Caf has no plan B,” Ahmad told the press after an audience with President Paul Biya in Yaoundé…


Source – Business Daily