Accra - Ghana's bid to host the 2017 African Cup of Nations has received support from some influential figures in the country, SuperSport reports.
The tournament was meant to be hosted by Libya, who had swapped their 2013 hosting rights with South Africa two years ago, but withdrew last week because of political instability.
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) opened applications for a new host on Tuesday, with a deadline of September 30 being set.
A former Deputy Sports Minister Osei Bonsu Amoah told Citi FM in Accra that Ghana can go ahead with its bid.
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