It is the Ivory Coast that will host the next edition of the African Cup of Nations (CAN) 2023. Last Friday took place in Abidjan, the delivery of the authorization.
The bulk of African football will indeed take place in Ivory Coast. On Friday 11 November 2022, CAF officials and the authorities of Côte d’Ivoire signed in Abidjan the framework agreement on hosting and the confirmation letter of the organization of the 34th edition of CAN 2023.
“I just want to say that we will organize one of the best AFCONs, the most inclusive there is, and that is why I thank Prime Minister Patrick Achi and President Alassane Ouattara and all the other vice presidents of CAF. I is convinced that the main winner will be African football. The people of Côte d’Ivoire and the people of Africa will be very proud of world-class football and the confidence that football will give to our people,” said Patrice MOTSEPE, President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
The Ivorian state says it has invested almost 500 billion FCFA in sports facilities, accommodation and related works for the organization of the next African Cup of Nations football. COCAN is on track to deliver the six stadiums where the matches will take place by December 2022.