Crown Prince Moulay Hassan Opens The 2018 African Nations Championship

  January 14, 2018 at 6:25 am by

The Crown Prince of Morocco was charged with officially opening the 2018 African Nations Championship on Saturday evening.

Crown Prince Moulay Hassan, 14, first reviewed a military guard of honour ahead of the opening ceremony, and met with several footballing officials, including the President of the Confederation of African Football and the FIFA Secretary General.

He then attended the first match of the tournament, between Morocco and Mauritania. The Prince met with both teams on the pitch before kick-off. Morocco defeated their opponent 4-0.

The fifth edition of CHAN will take place across Morocco between January 13th and February 4th, with sixteen African nations competing.

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