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CAF strips Guinea of the best to host AFCON in 2025

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The Confederation of African Soccer has stripped Guinea of the best host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations, referred to as AFCON.

President of the CAF, Patrice Motsepe, travelled to Conakry on Friday for discussions with interim president, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya however stated the choice dated again to July.

Motsepe stated they’d ask the CAF for contemporary bids as a result of Guinea won’t be able to host the occasion in 2025.

In March, Colonel Doumbouya appointed a brand new organising committee, ousting the earlier crew, one in all whose members publicly expressed doubts in regards to the feasibility of the mission.

He issued a decree declaring the organisation of the 2025 CAN “of nationwide curiosity and precedence”.

It’s not the primary time a rustic has been stopped from internet hosting AFCON.

Cameroon had been stripped of the best to host the 2019 match as a result of they weren’t thought-about prepared however they had been awarded the 2021 match – which happened earlier this 12 months due to delays attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic.