South Africa loses bid to host Afcon to Egypt


South Africa will not host this year’s African Cup of Nation. This comes after the announcement in Dakar of the Confederation of African Football this afternoon. Egypt will be hosting the tournament four the fourth time since its inception.

Caf stripped Cameroon off to host the tournament due to being lack of readiness, resources to host the games. Cameroon is Afcon champions after they beat Egypt 2-1 at the Libreville in Gabon last year February.

Bafana Bafana will now switch their focus to their must-win clash against Lybia in March to qualify to be in the tourney.

Tweeps took to Twitter to express what they thought of the announcement: 



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Publish date : 2019-01-08 14:30:01

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