Equatorial Guinea To Host AFCON 2015

AFCONConfederation of African Football (CAF) has announced Equatorial Guinea as the new hosts for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, replaces Morocco.

According to BBC Sports, CAF selected a replacement for Morocco after rejecting their request to delay the 17 January to 8 February finals.

It was due to concerned over the spread of the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa.

CAF however the country has been expelled from the relocated tournament, which will now be held in the country which co-hosted with Gabon in 2012.

Equatorial Guinea is now responsible for holding the 16-team event, despite having only two major stadiums in the capital Malabo and Bata.


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