Egypt to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

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CAIRO, Egypt

The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad announced Tuesday in the Senegalese capital Dakar that Egypt will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between June 15 and July 13. 

According to the CAF executive committee, they preferred Egypt to South Africa as replacements for original hosts Cameroon, who were dropped due to delays in preparations and concerns over security.