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Cameroon government finally shoulders responsibility for 2019 Afcon withdrawal

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The government of Cameroon has accepted the blame for the lost of the country’s right  to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

During a pilot committee meeting chaired by the Prime Minister Head of government on Wednesday December 05, the committee admitted Cameroon’s lapses in preparing for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which fueled the Confederation of African Football to withdraw the hosting rights from the African Champions.

CAF President Ahmad earlier this week suggested Cameroon would rather host the 2021 Afcon though many are still calling on the country to appeal the decision to withdraw the 2019 Afcon before the Court of Arbitration for sports.

However, the pilot committee resolved to accept the 2021 proposal from CAF and the Prime Minister is expected to write to CAF in the days ahead.

It was equally concluded that works will continue on the various sites so as to met the March 2019 deadline previously set by CAF.




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