|Host city||Casablanca and Rabat, Morocco|
|Opening ceremony||23 August 2019|
|Closing ceremony||3 September 2019|
|Officially opened by||King Mohammed VI (expected)|
|Main venue||Stade Mohammed V|
The 12th African Games will take place from 23 August to 3 September 2019 in Casablanca and Rabat, Morocco. This will be the first time to be hosted by more than one city and will be the first time that the African Games to be hosted by Morocco.
But from 13 to 17 June 2016, at the headquarters of the African Union, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Second Ordinary Session of the Specialist Technical Committee on Youth, Culture and Sports took place, at which the Equatorial Guinea candidacy to organise the 2019 African Games was approved.
Due to economic problems Malabo gave back the right to host the tournament.Lusaka, the capital of Zambia was later speculated to host the Games but refused, citing lack of facilities. In July 2018, Casablanca and Rabat, Morocco was selected to replace Malabo, Equatorial Guinea as host the 2019 edition.