Equatorial Guinea to host AFCON 2015

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced Equatorial Guinea as the new host of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
CAF selected Equatorial Guinea, co-host of the 2012 competition, as a replacement for Morocco, after the latter pulled out citing concerns over the outbreak of the Ebola virus.
According to CAF, Malabo, Bata, Mongomo and Ebebiyin are the four stadia for where the top 16 teams will meet for the continent’s premier football tournament.
Equatorial Guinea qualifies automatically as new host despite getting expelled from the qualifiers in July for fielding an ineligible player against Mauritania, on May 17.
The draw for the competition is scheduled to take place in Malabo, on Wednesday,  December 3.
Morocco has been disqualified from participating for pulling out as host for the competition, which runs from January 17 to February 8.

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