African Press Agency 2014.08.24 18:21
APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) The authorities in Libya have announced they
were withdrawing from organizing the 2017 edition of the African Cup of
Nations (AFCON), because of what they called the volatile security
situation in the country.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirmed in a statement to APA
on Saturday that the Libyan government had informed its President Issa
Hayatou of the decision.
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