March 20, 2023



2025 AFCON: Nigeria, Ghana, Benin to submit mixed bid

AFCON trophy

Nigeria, Ghana and Benin Republic will current a joint bid to host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria and neighbours Benin Republic had been beforehand anticipated to battle Algeria and Morocco for the internet hosting proper.

Their West African counterpart, Ghana at the moment are able to crew up with them to host the continental showpiece.

“There’s a dialogue that Ghana ought to bid with the likes of Nigeria and Benin. We’re nonetheless contemplating it. We have now not taken a call but however there’s that dialogue that we must always get sister nations in order that we are able to put in that bid,” Ghana’s sports activities minister, Mustapha Ussif was quoted by

Guinea was initially granted the internet hosting rights of the competitors, however the Confederation of African Soccer (CAF) rescinded the choice as a consequence of lack of funds to place in place the required amenities.

It could be recalled that Ghana and Nigeria co-hosted the 2008 version of the AFCON.

The continent’s soccer governing physique expects finalised bids for AFCON 2025, together with paperwork, proposed host cities and authorities ensures, to achieve its Cairo headquarters by December 16.

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