By Bariyo Brian Tumuramye
The joint bid by Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania has won the race for the hosting rights of the host of the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
The Executive Committee board of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced the news today in Cairo, Egypt.
Senegal, Botswana, and Egypt are vying to host the 2027 AFCON, while Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania have also launched a joint bid for the tournament.
The committee also announced Morocco as the host of the 2025 AFCON.
CAF President Patrice Motsepe celebrated the news saying that the “future of African football has never been brighter.”
He also suggested that an African nation will win the World Cup in the near future.