CAIRO -- The Confederation of African Football said Egypt is among four candidates to host the 2017 African Nations Cup.
CAF says Algeria, Gabon and Ghana are also being considered, while bids from Kenya, Sudan and Zimbabwe were ruled out for not meeting "set criteria."
The African football body is looking for a replacement host for Libya, which withdrew over security and organisational concerns. CAF will decide on the new host next year.
Egyptian sport has struggled since the overthrow of longtime...
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- The Confederation of African Football has ordered that an African Champions League semifinal in Algeria be played without fans because of repeated incidents of "unsporting behaviour."
CAF said on Wednesday that Algeria's ES Setif had previously been warned and received financial penalties because of the behaviour of their supporters. CAF ruled Setif will host Congo's TP Mazembe behind closed doors in the first leg of their semifinal on Saturday.