DR Congo Pulls Out Of AFCON

Democratic Republic of Congo have withdrawn as candidates to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) without reason.

Congolese officials said a five-day visit by a Confederation of African Football fact-finding team scheduled for July, had been cancelled. Algeria, Cameroon, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Zambia are the other candidates to host the 2019 tournament, with a decision due this September.

Morocco will stage the 2015 Cup of Nations to befollowed by Libya two years later. — Sapa-AFP

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