The 2019/2021 Nations Cup inspection team on Tuesday arrived Algeria to continue the inspection of facilities by the six countries that have bid to host the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019 and 2021.
The team, was met on arrival at the Algiers airport by Mr Mohammed Raouaraou President of the Algerian Football Federation (FAF) and other members of the Executive committee of FAF. from where they went straight into business inspecting proposed training pitches at the Technical Centre of the Football Federation and the Beni Massous Stadium.
Also inspected was the renovated El Aurassi five star hotel complex and the historic El Adjair Hotel in the centre of Algiers.
The team is scheduled to spend five days in Algeria where in addition to Algiers they will also inspect stadiums, training pitches, hotels, hospitals, transport and communication networks in the other earmarked venues at Oran, Blida,and Annaba.
Made up of messrs Amadou Diakite and Djibrin Adoum, both Executive Committee members of CAF, FIFA Expert Walter Gagg, CAF Expert Paul Bassey and Amr Fahmy, Manager, Nations Cup, the team has already terminated inspection visits to Guinea and Cote D’Ivoire and will head to Cameroun after the Algeria Inspection.
Other countries that have also bid to host the Nations Cup in 2019 and 2021 are Zambia and the DR Congo.