CAF postpone 2021 Africa Cup of Nations for a year

CAF postpone 2021 Africa Cup of Nations for a year
CAF postpone 2021 Africa Cup of Nations for a year

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- Yasmine El Tohamy - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have decided to postpone the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for a year to take place in January of 2022.

CAF had suspended all their competitions since March due to the coronavirus outbreak with over 393,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa.

The 2021 AFCON was initially set to take place next January, however, CAF announced on Tuesday that there will be a change of plans.

It was reported that CAF’s executive committee decided to postpone the tournament because of the insufficient time to hold qualifiers for the 2021 AFCON to be played next January.

Egypt are currently third in Group G of the 2021 AFCON qualifiers with two points after two draws with four games left to play in their group that includes Comoros, Kenya, and Togo.

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