Egypt is not interested in hosting the 2019 African Cup of Nations, according to the Egyptian Football Association (EFA).
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) had on Fridady stripped Cameroon of the hosting rights for the competition and welcomed bids from other nations.
However, a board member of the EFA, Ahmed Meghad has said the country will not make a bid for the continental showpiece.
“After an EFA meeting on Tuesday, we decided we will not make a bid for the next AFCON,” Megahed said.
“We will not compete with another Arabic country – this is an official decision.”