Morocco steps up lobbying to host CAN 2025 football fiesta

FIFA President Gianni Infantino (L) speaks with Qatar's Prime Minister Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani (C) and President of Morocco's Royal Football Federation (FRMF) Fouzi Lekjaa (R) prior to the Qatar 2022 World Cup quarter-final football match between Morocco and Portugal at the Al-Thumama Stadium in Doha on 10 December 2022.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino (L) speaks with Qatar's Prime Minister Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani (C) and President of Morocco's Royal Football Federation (FRMF) Fouzi Lekjaa (R) prior to the Qatar 2022 World Cup quarter-final football match between Morocco and Portugal at the Al-Thumama Stadium in Doha on 10 December 2022. © Odd Andersen/AFP
Morocco's bid to host the 2025 African Cup of Nations looks like a winner, with Algeria so far the only other candidate officially in the race. King Mohammed VI's envoys have been criss-crossing the continent for weeks to ensure the kingdom wins. [...] (514 words)
Issue dated 13/12/2022 Reading time 3 minutes

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