AFCON 2025 Bid: Nigeria/Benin Scored Lowest Points On Facilities Inspection

The Confederation of African Football CAF inspection committee has given Nigeria’s facilities the lowest scores amongst the countries that bidded to host the 2025 African Cup of Nations.

Nigeria and Benin Republic’s joint bid alongside Morocco, Algeria and Zambia had shown interest in hosting the African football showpiece. Morocco won the hosting rights to stage the competition after the other bidding countries withdrew from the race in the dying minutes.

CAF’s inspection team visited each of the bidding countries on several occasions to ascertain the level of the facilities they intended to use for the tournament.

According to the percentage scores released by the inspection team, Morocco came out tops with 85%, followed by Algeria with 72%, and Zambia 49%.

Nigeria and Benin Republic’s joint bid, came out last with a score of 46%.

Nigeria last co-hosted the African Cup of Nations with Ghana in 2000.

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