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Nigeria, Benin Republic May Co-Host AFCON 2025 – Pinnick

Nigeria and the Benin Republic may co-host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Amaju Pinnick, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), announced that the nation is collaborating with the Benin Republic on a bid to organize the biannual event.

According to 1xBit Pinnick, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to revoke Guinea’s privilege to host the AFCON in 2025.

“We are putting a bid together for a co-hosting of the tournament with the Benin Republic,”Pinnick told journalists in Lagos on Tuesday.

“The Minister of Sports has given his endorsement on the bidding.

“It is high time Nigeria hosted an international tournament because there are many advantages attached to hosting of such competitions.

“There are many countries bidding for the competition; we are confident of getting the nod from CAF.

” We are working with the ministry of sports to ensure that Nigeria gets the hosting right.”

You may remember that in 2000, Nigeria and Ghana shared hosting duties for the AFCON.

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Nigeria and the Benin Republic may co-host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Amaju Pinnick, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), announced that the nation is collaborating with the Benin Republic on a bid to organize the biannual event.

According to 1xBit Pinnick, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to revoke Guinea’s privilege to host the AFCON in 2025.

“We are putting a bid together for a co-hosting of the tournament with the Benin Republic,”Pinnick told journalists in Lagos on Tuesday.

“The Minister of Sports has given his endorsement on the bidding.

“It is high time Nigeria hosted an international tournament because there are many advantages attached to hosting of such competitions.

“There are many countries bidding for the competition; we are confident of getting the nod from CAF.

” We are working with the ministry of sports to ensure that Nigeria gets the hosting right.”

You may remember that in 2000, Nigeria and Ghana shared hosting duties for the AFCON.

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