CAF Secretary General Véron Mosengo-Omba has dismissed rumours that Cameroon will not host the Africa Cup of Nations next year.
The Africa Cup of Nations is considered to be the continents biggest sporting event where countries engaged in football matches to be crowned champions of the continent.
“The African Cup of Nations will be organised in this beautiful country in January 2022. That is clear. We have to be clear about that,” said Véron.
Cameroon Football Federation President Seidou Mbombo Njoya said that Cameroon was a great football country and they were ready to host the completion.
” Cameroon deserves to celebrate Africa at a very important level. But I am speaking on behalf of and under the control of the Secretary-General to say and affirm, I repeat here: there is no alternative,” Cameroon Football Federation President Seidou Mbombo Njoya said.
The African Cup of Nations is expected to kick off on January 9 and end on February 6 with the final football match to be played in the Cameroons capital city Yaounde.
By JN Wamanji