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Vol 7 (AAC) No 2

Published 1st December 2013


Congo-Kinshasa

Football fever

Congo-Kinshasa wants to host major football tournaments and China is helping to prepare the country's mostly dilapidated stadiums

Congo-Kinshasa is bidding to host the 2019 African Cup of Nations, the continent’s most important football tournament. The Kinshasa government is counting on China’s help to win that coveted prize by making a success of its staging of the 2015 ACN Under-23 Championship and demonstrate that Congo is a suitable venue for 2019 in the process.

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