Orange CAN 2012 group C and H: matches, venues, and dates reviewed
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has reviewed two of the Orange African Cup of Nations day 3 matches due to the current political situations in the countries of the concerned teams.
The games involved are the Group C match between Libya and Comoros; and the Group H match between Cote d’Ivoire and Benin.
In view of the current situation in Libya and Cote d’Ivoire, and in order to ensure the safety of all parties involved in the matches, CAF decided to schedule the matches on a neutral venue in conformity with Article 17 Chapter 9 of the Orange CAN competition regulations.
The date, time and venue of the matches concerned are:
Match 57: Group C, Libya vs. Comoros will be played in Bamako on Monday 28th March 2011 at 6:00 pm at the 26 march stadium.
Match 58: Group H, Cote d’Ivoire vs. Benin will be played in Accra Ohene Djan stadium on Sunday March 27th 2011 at 17h30.
The Orange African Cup of Nations Gabon-Equatorial Guinea 2012 finals will take place from 21 January - 12 February 2012.
Egypt won the last Orange CAN 2010 a record six times in Angola.
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