Bid committee closes shop

Going separate ways: The AFCON Bid committee has officially disbanded PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Going separate ways: The AFCON Bid committee has officially disbanded PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

After the failed 2027 Africa Cup of Nations attempt, the bid committee (Bidco) has officially closed shop. Last year, Botswana decided to bid for the 2027 tournament but lost out to Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda after the three East African countries presented a joint bid.

Bid committee chairperson, Ashford Mamelodi indicated last month that their tour of duty will end on September 30, three days after CAF decided on the winning bid.

“We will, however, extend by a few days if need be,” he said at the time the committee was preparing to leave for Cairo where the bid announcement was made.

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