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All The Stadiums That Will Host Afcon Matches

With CAF rubbishing rumours the Africa Cup of Nations will be moved to another country, here are the six stadiums selected to host the matches in Cameroon.

Click through the gallery above to see six Stadiums to be used at next year's Afcon.

CAF dispelled rumours of the tournament possibly changing dates and host country due to the new Omicron Covid-19 variant that has seen a number of African countries placed on the United Kingdom's red list.

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Nevertheless, there will be six stadiums used at the tournament across the country, with Yaounde, Douala, Limbe, Bafoussam and Garoua chosen as the cities.

Hosts Cameroon will take on Burkina Faso in the opening game of the tournament at the recently built Olembe Stadium in Yaounde.

Read: CAF Respond To Rumours About AFCON Being Moved

The tournament has been been expanded from 16 teams to 24 teams for the first time and Algeria will be looking to become the first nation to win the title back-to-back since Egypt did in 2006 and 2008.

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