CAF has stripped Kenya of the rights to host CHAN 2018 after delay in preparation.
The CAF Executive Committee made the decision known on Saturday in a meeting in Accra.
Total African Nations Championship (2018) Kenya
With an overwhelming majority of the members present, it was decided to withdraw the hosting rights of the Competition from Kenya in the light of accumulated delays from reports of various inspection mission conducted in the country, the last of which took place between 11th to 17th September 2017.
The CAF Acting General Secretary has been instructed to immediately open a bidding process for a new host.
The deadline for receipt of application is seven days from Sunday 24th September 2017.
The identity of the bidding countries will be disclosed within a maximum 15 days of the opening of the bidding process.