2021 Afcon postponed to 2022

News coming out of Confederation of African Football (Caf) headquarters in Cairo is that the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations has been postponed to January 2022.

The tournament was set to be hosted by Cameroon in January/February next year.

According to reports, the Caf executive made the decision to postpone the tournament during a meeting on Tuesday.

It is reported that the decision for the postponement was based on the fact that the executive felt that there won't be sufficient time to complete the round of qualifiers because of the coronavirus pandemic.

According to reports, the African Nations Championship has been moved to next year, while the 2020 African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) has been cancelled and Caf is set to launch the Women's Champions League in 2021.

The 2020 Caf Champions League and Confederation Cup semi-final fixtures will now just be one match instead of two-legged ties.

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