Kenya To Bid For 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations, 2015 Africa Youth Championships
Football Kenya Federation jointly with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports "are in the process of submitting a bid to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as well as the 2015 Africa Youth Championships," according to XINHUA. A statement from the federation read, "After the opening of bids by CAF for the above mentioned tournaments, football Kenya has been seeking government guarantees to solidify the bid as required by the African football governing body." It continued, "We can now confirm that the government through the Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports has given us a green light to bid for the said Championships." Kenya currently has two existing FIFA/CAF approved stadiums: Moi International Sports Centre and the Nyayo National Stadium (XINHUA, 2/16).