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Move over Morocco Equatorial Guinea to host Africa Cup of Nations


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Move over Morocco Equatorial Guinea to host Africa Cup of Nations

Equatorial Guinea is to host the Africa Cup of Nations after Morocco requested a postponement amid Ebola fears.
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Equatorial Guinea were disqualified from the tournament in the preliminary rounds for fielding an illegible player.

They will now be able to compete as the host nation.

Morocco feared the thousands of fans pouring into the country could potentially spread the virus.

Caf disagreed rejected calls for a postponement and kicked Morocco out of the tournament.

The 16-team Africa Cup of Nations begins on January 17 to 8 February.

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