CAF postpones AFCON to 2022

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

The mainland show-stopper was initially booked for one year from now in Cameroon yet has now been proceeded onward by a further a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The choice was shown up at following a gathering by the CAF Executive Committee prior today

The competition will, notwithstanding, still be played in January/February in spite of the recently declared date.

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Another key choice taken by the African football body was the delay of the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) to January 2021.

In the mean time, the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) which was booked to happen this year has likewise been dropped through and through.

In its stead, CAF is set to present a Women’s Champions League in 2021, while the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup will likewise continue in September.

CAF said the semi-finals of the two rivalries will be played more than one leg rather than home and away apparatuses and will be facilitated in Cameroon and Morocco, separately.

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