Afcon: Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania Win Bid to Host 2027 Edition

Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania have been awarded the hosting rights for the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations, Caf has announced.

The three nations under the East Africa Pamoja beat South Africans Zambia and Botswana as well as Senegal as revealed by Caf President Patrice Motsepe at the Executive meeting held in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday.

“We’re very strict in the requirements we’re placing on Uganda, Kenya and TZ in terms of infrastructure, freedom of movement of people in and out, support and cooperation…,” CAF President Patrice Motsepe on Sept 27 after confirming the 3 joint host countries for the 2027 AFCON

It is the first time the Afcon finals will be host in the Cecafa region since 1976 when Ethiopia hosted the tournament which Egypt won.

Meanwhile, 2022 World Cup semi-finalists Morocco won the bid to host the 2025 edition following the withdraw of Algeria.

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