Attribution of CAN 2025: “The designation of Morocco as a country is the crowning achievement of the development process led by HM King Mohammed VI” Mr. Lekjaa
Ouagadougou, September 27, 2023 (AIB) – The president of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF), Fouzi Lekjaa, affirmed Wednesday in Cairo (Egypt) that the unanimity of the members of the Executive Committee of the African Football Confederation ( CAF) to grant Morocco the honor of hosting the CAN-2025 African Cup of Nations constitutes a crowning achievement of the development process led by His Majesty King Mohammed VI for more than two decades in various fields, he said. we learned from the Moroccan press agency (MAP).
In a statement to MAP following the meeting of the CAF Executive Committee on Wednesday in Cairo, Mr. Lekjaa stressed that this choice also confirms that Morocco is ready to host major sporting events in the best conditions.
He said in this regard: “Today, Morocco, with African unanimity, without the slightest debate, has the honor of organizing the next edition of the African Cup of Nations, it is the crowning achievement of tremendous work carried out by a Great King. It is also the best reward for a people passionate about football.”
He continued that the organization of the CAN-2025 in Morocco is a first step which will be followed by another, namely the candidacy to host the 2030 World Cup jointly with Spain and Portugal.
In this regard, Mr. Lakjaa stressed that the Kingdom will make this event “a renewal of Mediterranean civilization between the north and the south of the Mediterranean”, noting that the African continent will mobilize behind Morocco to win the bet, which is also an African bet.
The Kingdom of Morocco was unanimously designated host country of the 35th edition of the African Cup of Nations (CAN-2025), following the meeting of members of the CAF Executive Committee, Wednesday in Cairo .
The Committee also entrusted the organization of CAN-2027 to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, who presented a joint candidacy.
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Sources : MAP
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