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CAF heads to Gabon, Malabo for 2011 draws without Nigeria

The Confederation of African Football, CAF will this weekend hold the draws for the Nations Cup holding next year in Gabon and Equitorial Guinea. Sadly and expectedly, Nigeria will not be in any of the bowls.

According to the Equitorial Guinea media head of the Local Organising Committee, The programmes which starts with the arrival of the CAF secretariat on Thursday October 27, will witness the dry run of the draw ceremony.

On Friday, October 28, representatives of the qualified teams and the 36 member CAF delegation  will arrive Malabo to participate in series of meetings and seminars aimed at acquainting the teams and designated General Coordinators with Nations Cup procedures and expectations.

By 15.00 hrs local time, CAF President Isa Hayatou will address a world Press Conference.

The next day will witness the draw proper by 7pm local time to be conducted by the Secretary General of CAF, the Morocan  Hicham El Amrani.

On Sunday, the  CAF delegation, teams representatives and General Coordinators will take a familiarization visit to the venues in Equitorial Guinea and Gabon.


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