The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has moved the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to 2022, because of the COVID-19 episode.
CAFs Executive Committee affirmed the choice on Tuesday after a gathering.
The competition was planned to start on January 9, 2021, in Cameroon, however will presently be played from January 2022.
It is comprehended that CAF feels there probably won’t be sufficient for the qualifiers to be finished up in an ideal opportunity for the AFCON.
CAF likewise affirmed the 2020 African Nations Championship for locally established players will be played one year from now, having initially been planned for April 2020.
Africa had announced more than 397,000 COVID-19 contaminations and more than 9,900 passings as of Tuesday evening, as per information from worldometer.