UEFA president Michel Platini has hit back in a row with the Confederation of African Football after it was alleged he called for the postponement of the 2015 African Nations Cup due to the Ebola outbreak.
Platini denies he called for the tournament, scheduled to take place in Morocco in January, to be delayed, describing the suggestion he interfered in CAF's affairs as "unfair, unwarranted and insulting."
In a letter to CAF counterpart Issa Hayatou, Platini called for the retraction of a CAF statement...
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has slammed UEFA president Michel Platini for "interference" in the scheduling of the African Nations Cup held in Morocco in January 2015.
Platini questioned whether the tournament should be postponed due to the Ebola outbreak in west Africa, with Morocco already having requested it to be moved. However, CAF have reacted angrily to the suggestions and insisted that UEFA should respect its ''sovereignty.''