Cameroon reacts to losing hosting rights for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations


Cameroon has been stripped of hosting rights for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

A Cameroonian government minister says the decision by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) to withdraw the country from hosting the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations is “unfair” and a “blatant injustice.”

Caf announced on Friday that its executive committee had withdrawn Cameroon as hosts because of delays in preparation for the tournament, due to start in June.

Cameroon’s Minister of Communication, Issa Tchiroma Bakary said the government was “dismayed.”

“In the face of this blatant injustice, the government of the Republic urges the people of Cameroon to remain calm and not to indulge to futile arguments,” said Mr Bakary.

There had been much scrutiny on Cameroon ahead of the Caf executive committee…

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