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Morocco Suspended From Next Two Afcons

The CAF Executive Committee has decided to suspend Morocco from the next two Africa Cup of Nations tournaments.
 
The committee met in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea and took action against Morocco following their refusal to host the 2015 Afcon as scheduled and agreed upon.
 
Morocco cited the outbreak of the Ebola virus as a case of force majeure to justify their decision to request a postponement of the tournament for one year on 10 October 2014.
 
The CAF website stated: 
 
CAF raised objections and inadmissibility of Morocco's request who were obliged to state their position of withdrawal from the organization of the 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations by 11 November 2014.
 
The Executive Committee considered that, contrary to what the Royal Moroccan Football Federation cited, force majeure cannot be accepted for the benefit of the federation.
 
Thus, according to the provisions of Articles 7.1.a, 23.11 and 62 of the Statutes of CAF and in accordance with Article 41 of the Application of the Statutes of CAF regulations and according to Article 92.4 of the competition rules and the terms of the Framework Agreement signed for the Orange AFCON 2015, the CAF Executive Committee decided to suspend the national team of Morocco from the next two editions of the Africa Cup of Nations, 2017 and 2019, and to impose on the federation the regulatory fine of US$ 1 million (One million United States Dollars).
 
The CAF Executive Committee decided by a separate measure to be borne by the Royal Moroccan Football Federation the sum of eight million and fifty thousand euros (8.05 million euros) in compensation for all material damage sustained by CAF, stakeholders and partners as a result of the decision not to host AFCON 2015.

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