CAF announce only Egypt and South Africa bid for AFCON 2019
16 December 2018 13:07 GMT
African Football governing body, CAF, has confirmed that only South Africa- and Egypt have submitted their bids to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
“CAF today confirms that: Formal applications have been received from the Egyptian and South African football associations to host the AFCON 2019,” part of their official statement reads.
South Africa meanwhile has asked for requirement from CAF for hosting
“We submitted our intention to host and our bidding documents before the deadline,” confirmed SAFA spokesman Dominic Chimhavi on Saturday.
“We want to know what Caf’s requirements are from us if we are to be the host nation and indeed what they will be bring to the party.
“Also what are their commercial partners contributing? There is little time to now be able to talk to other potential sponsors,” he told the BBC.