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Business Standard: Egypt to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

The CAF executive committee preferred Egypt to South Africa as replacements for original hosts Cameroon.
09.01.19 | Interesting article at Business Standard

Egypt will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between June 15 and July 13, Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad announced in Dakar Tuesday.

The CAF executive committee preferred Egypt to South Africa as replacements for original hosts Cameroon, who were dropped due to delays in preparations and concerns over security.

"I am pleased to announce that Egypt will host CAN (Cup of Nations) 2019," Malagasy Ahmad told reporters.