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Sports Nations Cup 2017: Seven Countries Submit Bids To Host - CAF

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Seven countries have submitted bids to the Confederation of African Football(CAF) to host the 2017 edition of the Nations Cup tournament.

CAF revealed on its website that before the September 30th deadline,seven countries indicated interest to host the competition.

Algeria, Egypt, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Sudan and Zimbabwe are the countries vying to host the 2017 Nations Cup.

"Nominations were opened on 23 August 2014, following the withdrawal of Libya, original host of the 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, through a circular signed by the CAF Secretary General, Hicham El Amrani," a statement on CAF's website read.

"The host country will be decided by the CAF Executive Committee during one of its sessions in 2015."

CAF's executive committee will now decide on which nation best meets its requirements to host the competition.