BREAKING: CAF Postpones AFCON 2021 Over COVID-19

By Tunde Olorungbotemi

THE executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed the 2021 African Nations Championship (AFCON) by one year.

The postponement was announced on Tuesday after the committee met via video-conference to discuss the future of competitions and other related issues in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“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,” CAF said in a statement.

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