Ivory Coast has agreed with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to host 2023 African Nations Cup after 2 years of renunciation, BBC Sport reports.
Despite the fact that the Ivory Coast initially disputed it by filing the case Arbitration Court for SportsThis rescheduling allows Cameroon to host the tournament in 2021 after having been deprived of opportunity to host this year's National Cup due to delays in the preparations.
The agreement between the Croatian Armed Forces and Ivory Coast was closed after the meeting between Ahmad Ahmad, President of the OS RH, President of Ivorian Alassane Ouattara and Fudbalski savez Ivorian (FIF) Officials on Tuesday, IOL adds.
The Guinea was originally scheduled for 2023, when the original schedule was announced in 2014 but is now set to host the 2025 tournament.
This year's Nations Cup will go to Egypt on June 21 and will last until July 19. Egyptian organizers moved the start of the tournament for a week to give players more time to reward after the month of Ramadan.
The African Cup of Nations 2019 will be the first year in which 24 teams will compete for the gold trophy, including Madagascar and Mauritania, which will debut at the tournament. Other countries that will compete in the competition are hosted by Egypt, Senegal, Nigeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Kenya, Ghana, Mali and Uganda.