Morocco is preparing in the best possible way for the return of the CAN CAF on its land after 36 years of absence

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For the second time in its history, Morocco will host the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations, 17 months before the kick-off of the competition phase, the Cherifian Kingdom is preparing to vibrate for this high-end competition.

36 years ago, Morocco hosted the tournament for the first time in its history. Since then, the CAN has evolved over time to become the biggest African football event. In 1988, only eight teams participated in this competition for the 2025 edition, 24 teams will be on deck with one and the same objective: to succeed Côte d’Ivoire in the list of winners of this great competition.

A true welcoming land, Morocco organized the 2018 TotalEnergies CAF African Nations Championship, the country also had the immense honor of hosting the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, as well as the 2022 FIFA Club World Cup.

A sports policy that has repercussions throughout the Kingdom: Casablanca, Rabat, Fez, Marrakech and Tangier will host the Morocco 2025 matches. Spectators will be able to enjoy the ultra-modern facilities, combined with Morocco’s robust infrastructure.

Morocco’s hosting of the 2025 AFCON will allow the country to assert itself as a footballing power, both on and off the pitch. Morocco’s bid to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup, jointly with Spain and Portugal, confirms its ambitions.

After the draw for the qualifiers, excitement is building not only for the tournament itself, but also for what it represents: Morocco’s return to the forefront of the AFCON scene.

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