CAF President, Cameroonian Issa Hayatou, has reassured that all is set for the kick-off of the 31st edition of Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon 2017.
Hayatou had to make the confirmation to the population and those still doubting that the continental football jamboree is actually going to hold two days to the competition.
“CAF was in contact with the local organizing committee and its secretariat followed up preparations. We can assure you that there is no problem and the competition would kick-off as planned on January 14”, the fifth CAF President said.
Hayatou spoke to the media on arrival at the Leon Mbah International Airport yesterday at 5:30 pm from where he was taken to the Hotel reserved for CAF officials.
The 31st Total Africa Cup of Nations brings together 16 teams set to play 32 matches till the end of the tournament on February 5.