Equatorial Guinea To Host 2015 AFCON

The Head of State and President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo on Friday met with the President of CAF Issa Hayatou concerning the possibility for Equatorial Guinea to host the Africa Cup of Nations 2015.  Following fraternal and fruitful discussions, the Head of State of Equatorial Guinea has agreed to host the tournament from January 17 to February 8, 2015.  Therefore, the Executive Committee of CAF confirms that the 2015 showpiece will be held in Equatorial Guinea on the dates agreed, and Nzalang Nacional is qualified for the final tournament as a representative of the country host.

The four cities selected for the finals are Malabo, Bata, Mongomo and Ebebiyin.  The draw for the finals will take place Wednesday, December 3, 2014 in Malabo.