Gabon To Host 2017 AFCON

Gabon To Host 2017 AFCON

Gabon has been named hosts of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

They beat Ghana and and Algeria to the hosting rights of the 31st edition of Africa Cup of Nations.

CAF Pesident Issa Hayatou announced the winner on Wednesday, following votes by the CAF Executive Committee.

Delegations of the bidding countries presented their bids to the CAF Executive Committee.

Gabon co-hosted the 2012 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations with neighbours, Equatirial Guinea.