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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the rescheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to January 2022.

According to a statement on the continental football governing body’s website, this was part of the decisions reached at the CAF Executive Committee meeting held on Tuesday via video-conference.

”After consultation with stakeholders and taking into consideration the current global situation, the 2021 AFCON has been rescheduled for January 2022.

”The date for the final tournament and the remaining matches of the qualifiers will be communicated in due course.

”Also, Total African Nations Championship (CHAN), Cameroon 2020, has been postponed till January 2021 in Cameroon.

“The CAF Executive Committee is satisfied with the Cameroonian authorities for their commitment towards the hosting of the two competitions.

”Cameroon is ready to host either competition and are within schedule,” the statement quoted CAF President Ahmad Ahmad as…



Source: Guardian Newspaper