CAF postpones 2021 Africa Nations Cup
CAF postpones 2021 Africa Nations Cup today, Tuesday, 30th of June 2020 by the Confederation of African Football Executive Committee
9jatalkative News reports that Confederation of African Football Executive Committee on Tuesday announced the postponement of the competition
According to the announcement made by the Confederation today, the competition will now hold in Cameroon in January 2022.
9jatalkative News understands that the decision was reached after the committee met via video-conference earlier today
The video conference was held to discuss the future of competitions and other related issues amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Making the decision today, the Confederation said;
“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,”
The CAF also rescheduled the finals of the African Nations Championship 2020, thereby moving it to January 2021 also in Cameroon.
Making that decision, the confederation said;
“The CAF Executive Committee is satisfied with t the Cameroonian authorities for their commitment towards the hosting of the two competitions.
Cameroon is ready to host either competition and are within schedule”
“Due to challenging conditions, the 2020 edition of the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations has been canceled.
“The 42nd CAF Ordinary General Assembly has been rescheduled for December 2020 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
“CAF has allocated an additional USD 16.2 Million to assist Member Associations to mitigate challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Each Member Associations will be entitled to USD 300,000.”
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