Defending champions Nigeria, Algeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Mali, South Africa and Zambia are among the seven countries qualified with Ghana to compete on November 17 to December 1, for the forthcoming Women’s Cup of Nations tournament scheduled to hold in Ghana.
Ghana is reportedly ready for the hosting of the 2018 Women’s African Cup of Nations 442gh.com despite Confederation Of African Football (CAF) not being definite after its extraordinary Congress on 27 and 28 in Sharm El Sheikh, Cairo.
Investigation revealed that CAF after its Congress was not definite on whether Ghana will host the tournament, but Sports writers in Nigeria confirmed that the West African country will stage the competition slated for November 17 to December 1.
According to a release from CAF on Friday, the continent’s football governing body said the “The CAF Secretariat will closely monitor the progress of preparations,” giving further credence to Deputy General Secretary in charge of competitions, Anthony Baffoe’s warning that Ghana is behind schedule and should hasten up their preparations.
The tournament is expected to be host in Ghana as efforts to find a replacement wasn’t successful.
Kenya, a country that had the opportunity to replace Ghana rejected the golden offer due to lack of infrastructure.
CAF would have find a replacement before Congress which was held last week, but no country was willing neither ready to take over the responsibility of hosting the 8 Nations competitions due to dwindling economy and lack of infrastructures meeting required standard.