Morocco pulls out of hosting AFCON because of Ebola fears


Morocco abandons plans to host football tournament. Image by Dirk Vorderstraße / CC BY 2.0

Morocco will no longer be hosting the football tournament, the Africa Cup of Nations due to concerns over Ebola. There are fears that the safety of its citizens would be compromised and the country does not have the means to cope if the virus spreads. Egypt, Sudan or South Africa are likely to step in to host the tournament instead. Read more:

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