Botswana will not bid for 2025 AFCON

Match venue: Obed Itani Chilume Sports Complex is one of the country's major venues PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Match venue: Obed Itani Chilume Sports Complex is one of the country's major venues PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

FRANCISTOWN: The Minister of Youth, Sport, Gender and Culture Tumiso Rakgare says Botswana is not interested in bidding for the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Botswana and Namibia have plans to bid for the 2027 AFCON, but the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has provided an opportunity for countries interested in staging the 2025 edition to submit bids.

The continental soccer body recently re-opened the bidding process for the 2025 AFCON after Guinea lost the right to host the competition. A host of countries are reportedly interested in hosting the 2025 tournament.

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