Senegal now to stage CAF U23 Championship

Senegal are now to host the second edition of the CAF Africa U23 Championship.

Initially the tournament was scheduled from December 5-19, 2015, in DR Congo.

Senegalese President, Macky Sall, expressed his country’s readiness to host after CAF President Issa Hayatou made the request.

The African U-23 championship in December 2015 is also the qualifiers for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Nigeria failed to qualify for the 2010 London Olympics in the first-ever U23 Championship hosted in Morocco.