CAF Suspends Morocco for 4 Years

Rabat – Confederation of African Football (CAF) has decided to suspend Morocco from participating in the African Cup of Nations for the next four years.According to well acquainted sources cited by the North African Football Union (UNAF), the governing body of African football has decided to suspend Morocco from participating in the next two editions of the African Cup of Nations (CAN) 2017 and 2019 following the kingdom’s decision to postpone the CAN 2015 over fears of the Ebola virus.Despite the efforts made by Rabat to convince the African football governing body, Issa Hayatou, CAF’s president said that the arguments presented by Morocco were “not convincing.” Following a meeting in Cairo back in November, the executive committee of the CAF decided that the African Cup of Nations 2015 would not take place in Morocco. The Moroccan national team was also disqualified from the 30th edition of the African Cup of Nations currently taking place in Equatorial Guinea.© Morocco World News. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, rewritten or redistributed

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