‘It Wouldn’t Surprise Me If AFCON 2021 Was Postponed Or Cancelled’


Wales and Liverpool legend, Ian Rush
, has been talking about the Premier League clubs and their upcoming hectic Christmas break, as well as about the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations and the Omicron variant of Covid-19 posing further challenges.

With 2021 AFCON holding in Cameroon from January 9 to Februaruy 6 2022 and with full application of Covid-19 protocols for the travelling players inevitable, some Premier League clubs will make do with missing the services of their star players in many games. Liverpool are a prime example, and Ian Rush hopes that new circumstance could play out in his former club’s favour.


In an exclusive interview with Gambling.com, Rush also talks about the potential need for a Covid-19 ‘circuit breaker’, with case numbers rising in a number of clubs, including Manchester United.

He fields questions from Gambling.com about Steven Gerrard’s highly-anticipated return to Anfield last weekend, and how impressed he’s been at Gerrard’s start at Villa,…

Source: Complete Sports