On Friday, Morocco urged the postponement of African Cup of Nations 2015 scheduled for January in the kingdom due to virus outbreak Ebola.Il Moroccan government has requested the postponement of the African Cup of Nations (CAN-2015), scheduled from January 17 to February 8 in the kingdom because of the Ebola epidemic that plagues western Africa, announced Friday the Minister of Youth and Sports.
A Moroccan official delegation will meet next week with the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Issa Hayatou, to discuss measures for the implementation of the referral. This follows the decision of the Ministry of Health (Moroccan) to avoid encounters that would worsen Ebola outbreak in history, which primarily affects three African countries affected by the virus Ebola.Le Western (Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone) has now exceeded 4,000 deaths, while concerns at the global level have been strengthened by the appearance of the first cases outside Africa, the United States and Spain.
Morocco, where cases have been identified to date, is to host for the second time in its history, the most prestigious competition of Africa, between 17 January and 8 February this year in Tangier, Rabat, Marrakech and Agadir. The draw is scheduled on November 26 at Rabat.Fin August, the government of the kingdom announced the establishment of a "national committee" responsible for developing a "health plan" against Ebola in the context of CAN, a test that must attend sixteen nations. The qualifications of this contest is underway and Morocco, which so far has shown a constant solidarity with the countries affected by the epidemic, hosts Saturday night in Casablanca match between Guinea and Ghana. The kingdom is the only country through its national airline Royal Air Maroc, to have maintained air links with countries hit by Ebola.