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AFCON 2019: CAF refute claims of draw procedure

By Vincent Ashitey
AFCON 2019: CAF refute claims of draw procedure
AFCON 2019: CAF refute claims of draw procedure

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have refuted claims of its 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) draw procedure being circulated on several media platforms.

According to Africa's football governing body, it’s yet to approve a draw procedure in accordance with the statutes and regulations of the confederation.

The draw will be held on Friday, April 12 in Cairo, Egypt.

Below is the statement released by CAF

"Following articles published in some media concerning the draw procedure for the Total African Cup of Nations 2019, the Confédération Africaine de Football reminds that the website cafonline.com is the only official communication of CAF competitions."

"In accordance with the statutes and regulations of CAF, the procedure for the draw of the Total AFCON, Egypt 2019 will be submitted to the AFCON Organizing Committee and approved by the Executive Committee."

"CAF is not responsible for the presumptions published or to appear in the media. An official statement will be published on the CAF website as soon as the procedure will be approved by the Executive Committee."

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