A delegation of the Nigerian Football Federation, led by the Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh, arrived Egypt on Tuesday to submit Nigeria’s bid to host AFCON in 2027.
In a post via Enoh’s official X account on Tuesday, he stated that Nigeria and the Benin Republic submitted a joint bid to host AFCON in 2027.
He wrote, “With representatives of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), I have arrived in Cairo, Egypt. We are here to attend the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Executive Committee meeting, as representatives of the Nigerian Government.
“Our attendance is because Nigeria and the Benin Republic submitted a joint bid to host AFCON in 2027. Other Governments and Member Associations bidding to host AFCON in 2027 will also be in attendance.