South African Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football (Caf) wants South Africa to step in as hosts of the 2019 African Nations Cup.
Cameroon were recently stripped of the hosting rights by the Caf governing body due to delays over their preparations for the tournament.
However, the governing body now sees South Africa as Cameroon’s potential replacement as host of the continental competition.
Jordaan revealed at the Safa AGM in Sandton on Sunday that the Caf governing body has asked SA consider stepping in and taking over as host nation.
Safa will now meet the SA government before making a decision whether or not to accept the request from Caf.
SAFA President has told the SAFA AGM in Sandton on Sunday, 2 December that CAF has asked the Association to seriously consider hosting AFCON 2019.
SAFA will however, meet the Government first before making a decision pic.twitter.com/zofivdFK5A
— Bafana Bafana (@BafanaBafana) December 2, 2018
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