The Moroccan media are in full support for their country to host the 2019 AFCON should in case Cameroon is stripped of the hosting rights.
The Moroccan press is constantly pushing for 2019 AFCON to be organized by their country.
A day does not pass without a Moroccan media publishing a new episode of the “fight” between Cameroon, Morocco, Algeria and CAF for the organization of the 2019 AFCON.
The site le360.ma, speaks of a “crisis between Morocco and Cameroon because of 2019 AFCON”.
The tension between the Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) and the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) on the one hand and Ahmad Ahmad on the other,” writes the website.
Before that, another article reported that if Cameroon withdraws, Morocco will outperform Algeria. Accordingly, the Moroccan press is not enthusiastic about the visit of the president of CAF to Cameroon, which it considers as a means for President Biya to “convince his counterpart of the Confederation of African football “, while Cameroon is “obviously not ready”.
Algeria are also targeting the 2019, a country that Moroccans consider their direct competitor to the hosting of 2019 AFCON in Cameroon.
According to another Moroccan site, “Morocco can has several stadiums capable of hosting the biggest competitions (…). For its part, Algeria has only models of stadiums that are not yet ready and two or three stadia in the standard.
Despite all these, Cameroon is calmly preparing. According to the President of the FECAFOOT Tombi A Roko last Saturday, July 29 the country is ready.
“The best way for us to support the vision of the new president of CAF is to accept this new format and its new dates … and I think this is a challenge that is widely within the reach of Cameroon, big country.
Cameroon will meet this challenge and will organize the competition in the current conditions, with the 24 teams and six groups, “he reassured.