Morocco replaces Kenya as host of African Nations Championship
By Community | October 16, 2017
The Emergency Committee of the Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) unanimously decided to grant the organization of the 5th edition of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) to the Royal Moroccan Football Federation, replacing Kenya.
Morocco presented its candidature following the withdrawal of Kenya, decided on 23 September 2017 in Accra, Ghana.
Following the withdrawal, The CAF put together an Emergency Committee to conduct the bidding process to select a new host country.
The candidacy of Morocco was preferred to that of Equatorial Guinea.
Total CHAN, taking place from 12 January to 4 February 2018, will bring together 16 national teams composed exclusively of players playing in the national championships of their respective countries.
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