Kenya Lose Right To Host The 2018 African Nation Championship


The CAF Executive Committee under the chairmanship of CAF President Ahmad, meet on Saturday, 23 September 2017 in Accra, Ghana where them decide to strip Kenya off the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship.

The Committee debate on plenty items on the agenda come issue statement wey say in quote,


‘with an overwhelming majority of the members present, it was decided to withdraw the hosting rights of the competition from Kenya in the light of accumulated delays from reports of the various inspection missions conducted in the country, the last of which took place from 11 to 17 September 2017. The CAF Acting General Secretary has been instructed to immediately open a bidding process for a new host. The deadline for receipt of applications is seven days from Sunday, 24 September 2017. The identity of the bidding countries will be disclosed within a maximum 15 days of the opening of the bidding process’

Na the second time the regional economic powerhouse dey lose the right to stage CAF competition after South Africa replace them as 1996 Africa Cup of Nations hosts.

Kenya for be the second successful east African country to stage the CHAN after Rwanda in 2016. Other hosts since the 2009 wey the Nations Championship begin na Ivory Coast, Sudan and South Africa.