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Gabon chosen as host of 2017 African Nations Cup

CAIRO -- Gabon will host the 2017 African Nations Cup in place of war-torn Libya.

Gabon, which co-hosted the tournament in 2012, was chosen on Wednesday in a vote by the Confederation of African Football's executive committee in Cairo.

Gabon was selected over rival bids from Algeria and Ghana.

Libya was initially scheduled to host the event in 2013, but swapped that tournament with South Africa to give it more time to be ready.

The North African nation conceded last August that it still wouldn't be able to organise the 16-team event in 2017 and pulled out citing security concerns, forcing CAF to restart the bidding process.

Egypt was among the four final contenders but withdrew to support its fellow North African bid from Algeria.

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