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Kenya to host CHAN 2018

By Francis Ochieng Abuto,

Confederation of African football (CAF) have handed Kenya the exclusive rights to host the 2019 chan can reveal .

On Monday Caf announced in its website the resolution by the executive committee to hand over the mantle of hosting the prestigious African championship to Kenya.

The news came as a suprise to many Kenyans who had not anticipated the windfall especially after hue and cry from countries that participated in the 2013 Cecafa senior challenge cup hosted by Kenya.

Football Kenya Federation(FKF) Chairman Sam Nyamweya has earlier intimated about a big announcement preciding the Caf announcement that was also posted on their website.

In 1996 Kenya was also given the rights to host the African cup of Nations (Afcon) but later pulled out due to unavailability of funds only for South Africa to be chosen as the alternative host as they went to win the competition.Caf-logo-

Ex- CAF Media Expert. An expert on African football with over 15 years experience ,always with an ear to the ground with indepth knowledge of the game. I have worked for top publications including 7 years at until i founded to quench the thirst of football lovers across the continent. I have trained young upcoming journalists who are now a voice in African football.I have covered World Cup,AFCON,CHAN,Champions League,Confederations Cup,Cecafa,Cosafa,Wafu and many other football tournaments across the World. Founder Football Africa Arena(FAA),Founder

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