Talking to the press in Benin’s capital city Cotonou that hosted the finals of the African confederations cup,
The president of the confederation of African Football : Patrice Motsepe reaffirmed his confidence in Cameroon’s hosting of the upcoming 2021 AFCON, declaring that his 3 plan B’s are Cameroon.
CAF president Patrice Motsepe talking in a press conference in Benin’s economic capital – Cotonou, made mention of the fact that, he has three ‘plan B’s’ as regards the 2021 AFCON.
The 59 year old was however not talking of changing venue, but ensuring the smooth running of the tourney in Cameroon. Motsepe is absolutely certain 5 – time AFCON winners Cameroon, will host the competition that starts in January next year.
Read CAF President Patrice Motsepe;
“I have three plan B’s. The first is; the AFCON will certainly take place in Cameroon; the second is – the AFCON will take place in January in Cameroon; and the third is that there’s lots of background work, so that the AFCON in Cameroon turns out to be an absolute success, ” Motsepe in a press conference after the Caf Confederation cup final in Benin.
This assertion strengthens cameroon’s hosting rights after social media rumours Rose an alarm of a possible withdrawal of the AFCON from Cameroon.
It should be noted that the CAF Secretary General, Veron Mosengo Omba visited Cameroon last month and confirmed that, there is no plan B to strip off the hosting rights from the country of Samuel Eto’o and Roger Miller.
Cameroon will be looking to clinch the title for the first time as host nation, after finishing third in the 1972 edition which they hosted.
The African cup of nations Will be held from January 9 to February 6, 2022 in Cameroon.