Libya relinquishes Nations Cup hosting rights, CAF invites bidders (4)

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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