The West African country has been approached by CAF to host after Morocco’s hesitation to host the tournament for fear of the deadly Ebola disease.President Mahama asked all and varied to disregard any talks that Republic of Ghana has accepted the request from the continent’s body on soccer.President Mahama created this famous to Ghanaians within the uk on Sunday, Oct nineteen upon arrival to start his official visit.
Minister of Youth and Sports Mahama Ayariga last week disclosed on TV3 that Republic of Ghana is prepared to host the tournament aside its bid for the 2017 edition.
Ghana’s thought of CAF’s request has raised hackles in several quarters particularly among members of the Republic of Ghana Medical Association (GMA), United Nations agency area unitoccupation on government to assume through the choice before taking it.
“I am president of Republic of Ghana. I chair Cabinet. No such call has been taken by cupboardadvising ME to just accept to host.”
He assured that the simplest call favourable to Ghanaians is what’s going to be taken.
“As president, I don’t want to see Ebola spread to my country and so if Morocco expresses concern that is one of the concerns for which they want a postponement, we have a tendency to area unit reaching to explore that rigorously before we have a tendency to host AFCON or not, however actually 2017 we have a tendency to area unit putting in place a bid for it.”
The tournament is 3 months away.