Cairo, Egypt | THE INDEPENDENT | The Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 has been postponed to January 2022. The African Nations Championship ( CHAN) Cameroon 2020 has additionally been moved to 2021.
The CAF Executive Committee made the choice in a gathering on Tuesday, 30 June 2020, through video-conference. The Africa soccer governing physique mentioned the way forward for competitions and different associated points following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ahmad Ahmad, President of the Confederation of Africa Football Federation (CAF) confirmed the adjustments throughout an on-line press convention on Tuesday night.
Ahmad Ahmad made it clear that the emergence of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had precipitated numerous challenges that’s the reason a number of adjustments have been made.
Uganda Cranes, Tanzania and Rwanda already certified to symbolize the Council of East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) area on the CHAN Championship which is supposed for house based mostly gamers.
He additionally introduced that the 2020 version of the African Women’s Cup of Nations, AWCON has been cancelled and can return in 2022. But the Committee endorsed the proposed CAF Women’s Champions League to begin subsequent yr.
“Despite the challenges which have been brought by the Coronavirus, we are determined to advance and work hard to promote and develop football in Africa,” added the CAF President Ahmad Ahmad.