The President, Confederation of African Football, CAF Ahmad said a special committee has been set up to deal with security concerns at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt next month.
At least 12 people were injured when an explosion hit a bus carrying mostly South African tourists in Cairo ten-days ago. The rudimentary device containing nails and pieces of metal detonated on the perimeter of the Grand Egyptian Museum.
Egypt’s Interior Ministry said recently that terrorist group Hasm was planning a series of attacks in the country to create an “atmosphere of chaos”.
Egypt says the Nations Cup will feature twenty-four teams from around the continent to play at venues in Cairo, Alexandria, Ismailia and Suez from June 21-July 19.
on a two-day visit to South Africa, told reporters that Egyptian government and
CAF have for the first time implemented a security committee and they will
continue to work together to try and make sure that nothing will happen.