AFCON : 24-team format will lift African football

AFCON : 24-team format will lift African football

Former Nigeria international Henry Nwosu has expressed his delight at the decision of the executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to move the Africa Cup of Nations timetable from January and February to June and July.


 

 The CAF executives on Thursday evening rounded off its two-day symposium on the development of football on the African continent in Rabat, Morocco.# Two major resolutions adopted were the amendment of the AFCON calendar which takes effect from the next edition in Cameroon in 2019, and its expansion from 16 to 24 participating teams.Nwosu who was in Nigeria's Africa  Cup of Nations teams in 1980, 1982, 1984 and 1988 spoke with Completesportsnigeria.com on the latest development.CAF revealed that inspection of facilities for the 2019 AFCON in Cameroun will be conducted in early September.

 

 

Report by Miyen Akiri

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