Uganda Cubs team arrived in Morocco last week ahead of the tournament which was slated to run March 13-31st in three towns in Morocco.
Uganda Cubs team.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has this
evening announced the cancellation of the U-17 Africa Cup of nations (Afcon).
Uganda Cubs team arrived in Morocco last week ahead of
the tournament which was slated to run March 13-31st in three towns
But after an CAF emergence meeting today in Morocco,
the tournament has been cancelled. CAF has made it clear that more details will
The development comes after Moroccan authorities had earlier
cast a big doubt over hosting the tournament
because of the advanced Coronavirus
Besides Uganda Cubs, the other teams that had already
arrived in Morocco include; Tanzania, Zambia and Senegal. Twelve teams had
qualified to feature in the tournament.
In 2015 Morocco backed out of hosting the Africa Cup
of Nations due to the outbreak of the Ebola virus is some west African
countries. Equatorial Guinea went on to host the 2015 Afcon.