December 21 – The president of the Confederation of African Soccer (Caf), Ahmad Ahmad, has reiterated his warning to Cameroon about their means to host the primary expanded 24-team Africa Cup of Nations in 2019.
“If the host country is unable to organise it, we will find a country that will organise it,” Ahmad stated. “The authorities in the country, up to the head of state, have always confirmed to us that they will be ready.”
Each earlier than and after CAF authorized adjustments to the format and timing of the Nations Cup, which is being switched to the summer time months in addition to being expanded, Cameroon insisted it will be able to host.
However Ahmad seems to stay unconvinced. “It is up to them to provide us with the information that will enable us to say that Cameroon will be ready or Cameroon will not be ready. But we won’t negotiate anything.”
In August, audit agency PriceWaterhouseCoopers had been on account of conduct an inspection go to however withdrew amid obvious safety issues. An inspection is now on account of happen early in 2018.
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