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AFCON 2019: President Paul Biya creates local organising committee

The President of the Republic Paul Biya has signed a decree creating a local Organising Committee for the 2019 AFCON, known in French as COCAN.
The decree signed early Friday 11th August 2019 stipulates that the committee will ensure the successful organisation of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Cameroon.
Decree N0.2017/445 of 11 August 2017 with seventeen articles, acknowledges the Prime Minister and Head of Government Philemon Yang, as chairman of the committee.
The Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Bidoung Mpkwatt is President of the local organising committee while FECAFOOT president Tombi A Roko Sidiki is Vice President of the committee.
These men will coordinate the activities of the local committee, whose duties involve: 
-Collaboration with the CAF Executive Committee charged with organising AFCON.
-Ensure the organisation of a successful football event in line with the standards of the African Football governing body, CAF.
-Follow up the execution of the construction and renovation of sites and facilities to play host to the 2019 football competition.
-Hasten the construction and rehabilitation of road networks in the country.
-Ensure the setting up of health facilities and social amenities that will serve during the football jamboree. 

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