Nigeria and Benin Republic are possible co-host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations, Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick, has stated.
Guinea has been awarded the internet hosting rights for 2025 however Africa’s soccer ruling physique, CAF could possible strip Guinea of the internet hosting proper of the biennial African soccer showpiece.
Based on Pinnick, CAF is on the right track to withdraw the internet hosting proper from the West African nation and Nigeria is engaged on a bid with Benin Republic.
“We’re placing a bid collectively for a co-hosting of the match with the Benin Republic,” Pinnick instructed Completesports.
“The Minister of Sports activities has given his endorsement on the bidding.
“It’s excessive time Nigeria hosted a world match as a result of there are various benefits hooked up to internet hosting of such competitions.
“There are numerous nations bidding for the competitors; we’re assured of getting the nod from Caf.
“We’re working with the ministry of sports activities to make sure that Nigeria will get the internet hosting proper.”
Because the inception of AFCON, Nigeria have hosted the remainder of the continent on two events.
The primary time was in 1980 whereas the second time was in 2000 when the nation co-hosted with Ghana .