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Cameroon Stripped Of Right To Host 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations

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* Preparation delays and security situation behind decision
* Morocco touted as replacement host for June tournament.
Cameroon has been stripped of the right to host next year’s Africa Cup of Nations after serious delays with its preparations and in the midst of a violent separatist rebellion near two planned venues.

The Confederation of African Football made the decision on Friday after a meeting of its executive committee. Its president, Ahmad Ahmad, announced a new bidding process was to be opened.

Countries have until the end of December to submit bids for the tournament, which starts in June.

Morocco, which lost out to a joint United States-Canada-Mexico bid for the 2026 World Cup, has been touted as a replacement host.

CAF said in September that there was a “significant delay” with the building of stadiums and related infrastructure but gave Cameroon a final chance by planning two more inspection visits in October.

One of those was to assess the security situation after an escalation in violence in the south-west and north-west of the country involving English-speaking separatists and government forces.

Cameroon won the most recent Africa Cup of Nations in 2017.

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