Morocco banned from Africa Cup of Nations in 2017 and 2019

February 6, 2015 6:50 pm
have been banned from the 2017 and 2019 
tournaments after refusing to host the competition this year.
scheduled hosts withdrew from the role amid concerns over the Ebola
virus and, following disagreements with the Confederation Africaine de
Football (CAF), Equatorial Guinea stood in at late notice.

CAF confirmed via its Twitter account that Morocco would be banned from
the next two tournaments, fined $1million as well as forced to pay a
further €8m in damages to the federation.
“Morocco banned from #AFCON2017/2019, fined US$1million & Euro8mllion in damages to CAF. Full statement coming shortfly [sic],” CAF tweeted.

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