16/10/2014 08:59 BST | Updated 16/10/2014 09:59 BST

Ebola Outbreak: Morocco Withdraw From Hosting African Cup of Nations

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Morocco's team lines up before the Morocco vs Cape Verde Africa Cup of Nations 2013 group A football match at Moses Mahiba Stadium in Durban on January 23, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ FRANCISCO LEONG (Photo credit should read FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)

Morocco have withdrawn from hosting the 2015 African Cup of Nations over the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, according to reports.

The Moroccan government's request to postpone the tournament was rejected by AFCON last week.

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