FG delegation set to present Nigeria’s bid for 2027 AFCON hosting right
Sports Development Minister, Senator John Owan Enoh, is set to attend the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) Executive Committee meeting in Cairo, Egypt, tomorrow, as the nation solidifies its bid to host the 2027 African Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Owan-Enoh will be attending the meeting as the representative of the Federal Government, in company of officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
At the meeting, the Nigerian delegation is expected to make its case for the hosting right of 2027 AFCON. All countries that indicated interest in hosting AFCON in 2025 and 2027 are expected to attend the meeting, where the independent assessment committees of CAF will submit their reports for assessments and discussions by CAF Executive Committee.
The Nigerian delegation includes NFF President, Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau; General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi and bid coordinator, Mallam Mainasara Ilo.
Nigeria will make a 10-minute presentation to the CAF Executive Committee and will thereafter have time to answer questions.
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