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Côte d'Ivoire will host the African People's Cup in 2023



Côte d'Ivoire Agreed with African Football Confederation (CAF) 2023 African People's Cup after 2 years of opponent's appointment BBC Sport reports.

Despite being challenged initially by Côte d'Ivoire in the case Sports Arbitration Court, this reorganization gives Cameroon the opportunity to host a tournament in 2021 after the opportunity to hold this year's Cup of Nations.


The agreement between CAF and Côte d'Ivoire was closed after a meeting between Ahmad Ahmad, President of CAF Ivory Coast Alassane Ouattara and Côte d'Ivoire Football Federation (FIF) officials on Tuesday, IOL adds.

Guinea was originally locked in 2023 when the original schedule was announced in 2014, but now in 2025 there will be a tournament.

This year, the Nations Cup will be held on June 21 in Egypt and will run until July 19th. The Egyptian organizers moved the start of the tournament for a week to give players more time to recover after Ramadan's holy month.

The 2019 African People's Cup will be the first year in which 24 teams will compete for a gold trophy, including Madagascar and Mauritania, who will debut on the tournament. The other participating countries are the host country of Egypt, Senegal, Nigeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Kenya, Ghana, Mali and Uganda.


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