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Infrastructure to blame for lack of CAN expansion

Paris (AFP) – African football chief Issa Hayatou blamed “a lack of infrastructure” for the 16-team Africa Cup of Nations tournament failing to mirror the expansion of the European Championship, he told RFI on Friday.  “If there was no handicap originating from infrastructure we would have gone to 24 teams,” said Hayatou, the long-serving president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
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