JUST IN: CAF postpones 2021 Africa Cup of Nations


The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations has been postponed. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) Executive Committee on Tuesday, June 30, announced the postponement of the 2021 African Nations Championship by one year.

This was revealed after a virtual meeting held by the CAF executive committee. The tournament which was due to begin in Cameroon on January 9, 2021 has now been pushed back to January 2022 due to the impact of Coronavirus pandemic.

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The CAF executive committee said in a statement;

“After consultation with stakeholders and taking into consideration the current global situation, the tournament 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”.


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