Gabon to host 2017 Afcon

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

CAF Pesident Issa Hayatou announced the winner on Wednesday, 8 April 2015 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.

Original source: Gabon to host 2017 Afcon

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