Issued on: 30/06/2020 – 16:51
Next January’s Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon have been postponed by one year and will now take place in 2022, the Confederation of African Football decided on Tuesday.
The Covid-19 health crisis has suspended football across most of the continent since March and left little time to complete the qualification competition.
The Cup of Nations was due to be held from Jan. 9-Feb. 6 next year but will now be scheduled for January 2022.
Big decisions taken by @CAF_Online
⚠️ 2021 Africa Cup of Nations postponed to 2022
⚠️ 2020 CHAN postponed to 2021
⚠️ 2020 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations CANCELLED
⚠️ One-legged Caf Champions League/Confed Cup semis
⚠️ Launch of Caf Women’s Champions League in 2021
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Cameroon will get to stage the semi-finals and final of this year’s African Champions League which will be played at a single venue in Douala, CAF’s executive committee decided.