Today, the African Football Confederation (CAF) demanded that there will be no change to the schedule of the Africa Cup of Nations, which is to be held in Morocco from January 17 to February 8 one year from now.
On Friday, it was discovered that the Moroccan government needed the biennial 16-team tournament to be put off after a report by the nation’s wellbeing service point by point the conceivable spread of the Ebola infection which has killed more than 4,000 individuals since March 2014 when the outbreak was first reported in west Africa.
The Morocco wellbeing service held up a solicitation with Africa Cup of Nations’ coordinators requesting that them delay the three week competition in place “to evade occasions which included those nations influenced by the Ebola infection.”
CAF said it will send an assignment, headed by its leader Issa Hayatou, and to meet with the Moroccan government one month from now to talk about the issue in Rabat.
“CAF recognizes this solicitation and affirms it will roll out no improvements to its logbook of scheduled competitions,” an announcement peruses from the association.
“We have considered the proposals of the World Health Organization and different restorative masters. It ought to be noted that since the first release in 1957 no Africa Cup of Nations has ever been delayed or deferred.”
“The solicitation of the Moroccans will be examined at the following gathering of the CAF official advisory group in Rabat on November 3.”
It has been accounted for that CAF has effectively banned international matches in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone regions which have been effected by the Ebola outbreak.
Various Premier League stars would be because of go to the Africa Cup of Nations, including any semblance of Yaya Toure from Manchester City, Victor Moses from Stoke City, Papiss Cisse from Newcastle United and Swansea City’s Wilfried Bony.