The AU thanks Equatorial Guinea for holding the CAN

The Chairwoman of the Commission of the African Union has published a note of thanks to the President and to the People of Equatorial Guinea for the successful holding of the tournament “leaving to one side the fear of the Ebola virus”.

Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, in her capacity as Chairwoman of the African Union Commission (AU), has publicly expressed her “gratitude” to the President, to the Government and to the People of Equatorial Guinea for the successful holding of the African Cup of Nations (CAN 2015), with only two months of preparations, leaving to one side the fear of the Ebola virus.

The number one of the AU has also stated that this show of solidarity “forms part of the determination of Africa to defeat the Ebola virus.”

In addition, Zuma has also congratulated the Equatoguinean team, the Nzalang Nacional, for having reached fourth place among the sixteen classified national teams, which shows its commitment and the hard work carried out.

Furthermore, she thanked the untiring efforts of the African Football Confederation (CAF) for its contribution to the success of the organization of the tournament, which for years has served as one of the uniting factors for the continent.

Finally, in her communiqué, the Chairwoman of the Commission of the AU has addressed her final congratulations to the teams of Ivory Coast, Ghana and Democratic Republic of Congo, which ended up in first, second and third place in the championship, respectively.

Text: A. A.
Photo: Miguel Angel Andjimi (D. G. Base Internet)

Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office

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