Morocco headlines countries bidding to host 2018 CHAN

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Morocco and two other countries have officially submitted their bid to host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), Naijafootballplus.com can report.

Following the CAF Executive Committee decision in Ghana last month to strip off Kenya’s hosting rights of the CHAN tournament, Equatorial Guinea and Ethiopia have also joined the race with Morocco to lodge an official bid to host the tournament designed for players based in their country.

According to CAF via their official website revealed the three countries submitted their bid application at the end of the deadline for submission of applications on Saturday 30th September, 2017.

The CAF Executive Committee decided to complete the process of selecting a new host country for the tournament scheduled for January 2018, within 15 days. After Kenya, the initial host, failed to meet the requirements.

Morocco have not hosted a CAF tournament since 1988, where Cameroon won the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) for the second time.

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