The football administration of three African nations, namely Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia and Morocco, submitted their respective applications to host the 2018 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN 2018), CAF stated.
6th OF OCTOBER CITY, Egypt (CAF)–At the end of the deadline for submission of applications on Saturday 30 September 2017 at 23:59, three federations had submitted their bids to the General Secretariat of the Confederation of African Football (Confédération Africaine de Football – CAF) for the organization of the 2018 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN 2018). Namely, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia and Morocco.
At its meeting on September 23, 2017, CAF Executive Committee decided to complete the process of selecting a new host country for the tournament scheduled for January 2018, within 15 days. After Kenya, the initial host, failed to meet the requirements.
Total CHAN is a competition that brings together 16 African national teams made up of players selected in their national championships. The 5th edition is to be held in 2018. Rwanda hosted the 2016 Total CHAN on which Democratic Republic of the Congo won the title beating Mali (3-0 result) on February 7 at Amahoro Stadium, Kigali. DR Congo is the only country to win Total CHAN twice.
Source: CAF Online
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