Africa Cup Of Nations Postponed To January 2022

Africa Cup Of Nations Postponed To January 2022

president of Confederation of African Football, CAF
The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has postponed Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, to January 2022, while cancelling the African Women’s Cup of Nations.
AFCON which was scheduled for January 2021 has been rescheduled to January 2022, CAF confirmed in their Executive Committee meeting on Tuesday., June 30, 2020.

The 33rd edition of the biennial tournament was due to begin in Cameroon on January 9, 2021, but has now been pushed back to January 2022 due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic across the continent.

“After consultation with stakeholders and taking into consideration the current global situation, the tournament has been rescheduled for January 2022,” Caf confirmed in a statement. “The date for the final tournament and the remaining matches of the qualifiers will be communicated in due course.”

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