Ebola: Morocco Agrees To Host Guinea-Togo AFCON Qualifier

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Updated August 19, 2014

AFCON QualifierGuinea has confirmed that they would host Togo in their Group E qualifier of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations on Friday, September 5, 2014 in Casablanca, Morocco.

Due to the outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, the Confederation Of African Football (CAF) ordered that Guinea and Sierra Leone could not host matches and competitions on their territories until mid-September.

A letter dated August 18, 2014 and signed by General Secretary of the Guinea Football Federation, Ibrahim Barry, informed CAF that the Day-One AFCON qualifier would take place at the Mohamed V Stadium in Casablanca.

The Federation Royale Marocaine de Football (FRMF) in agreement with the authorities of the Kingdom of Morocco has agreed to host their Guinea counterparts on their soil.