Nigeria has served as the AFCON host nation—as soon as in 2000 as a joint host with Ghana and as soon as in 1980.
Nigeria and its neighbour, the Republic of Benin, have formally filed purposes to joint;y host the 2025 African Cup of Nations.
Following Guinea’s withdrawal as the host a number of months in the past, GHANAsoccernet.com stories that Benin and Nigeria have formally filed their proposals to host the 2025 AFCON.
CAF reached the ‘unanimous’ resolution after understanding that the west African nation would not be ready to host the continent’s nationwide groups in a number of years.
Following this, earlier sources declare that Amaju Pinnick, the ex-president of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, confirmed Nigeria’s intention to host the match with Benin earlier than the conclusion of his time period in workplace.
“We are putting a bid together for a co-hosting of the tournament with the Benin Republic,” he mentioned.
“It is excessive time Nigeria hosted an worldwide match as a result of there are many benefits hooked up to internet hosting of such competitions.” he added.
The proposal to jointly host the AFCON 2025 with Benin has reportedly superior regardless of his absence, in accordance to current sources.
After months of speculations, it is lastly confirmed that the two West African nations have submitted a proposal to host the Africa Cup of Nations in 2025.
The Algerian Football Federation has uncovered the current motion of the two soccer federations, regardless of the truth that the Benin Football Federation and NFF have but to make any bulletins on this by way of their official web sites or social media platforms.
According to stories, FAF President Salah Bey Aboud mentioned that Benin and Nigeria had jointly made a bid and that Morocco was additionally competing to host the occasion.
The president mentioned, “I am currently in Cairo, and I have just officially submitted Algeria’s candidacy file for AFCON 2025.” in a radio interview with an Algerian station.
“Nigeria and Benin have submitted a joint file in addition to the Moroccan file,” added Aboud.
The sixteenth of December is the deadline for purposes, and these nations will be inspected in January 2023.