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Wed, 19 Jul 2006 17:49

Soccer: CAF Checks Candidates To Host 2010-CAN


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Luanda, 07/19 - A delegation of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) starts on July 23 in Angola an inspection to countries candidates that bid to host the 2010 African Cup of Nations (CAN), ANGOP learnt.

CAF`s inspectors will visit Angola from July 23 to 26, Gabon (27-29), Equatorial Guinea (29-31), Nigeria (01-03 August) and Libya (07-10 August).

The inspectors will mainly assess sports infrastructures of each country, including stadiums, hotels, transports, hospitals, telecommunications and security.

After the mission, they will submit a final report to CAF`s executive committee, which will chose the host country through voting.

The five-member mission comprises Dany Jordan (South Africa), Walter Gagg (FIFA), Adnnan El Guindy (CAF), Abel Mbengue (Cameroon) and Denis Mumbe (South Africa).

Gabon and Equatorial Guinea have presented a single candidature to jointly host the CAN-2010.