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OFFICIAL: Egypt win bid to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have officially announced Egypt as the host for the 2019 African Cup of Nations tournament after their executive meeting in Dakar, ahead of the 2018 CAF Awards tonight.

Egypt got the right ahead of South Africa who were also vying to host the tournament whose initial hosts, Cameroon were stripped of the right last year due to delays in preparation of infrastructure and security concerns. 

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With just 5 months away to the tournament, this year’s tournament will be unique for two reasons; 24 teams are participating for the first time this year and the tournament will be played in June instead of the normal January. 

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