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Cameroon: CAF Approves New Date for Resumption of AFCON 2021
Category :- Sports Author :- L J KINGAH 
Posted on August 20, 2020, 10:03 am
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During the Confederation of African Football-CAF Emergency Committee meeting on Wednesday, a new date was approved and set for qualifiers for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations-AFCON in Cameroon and the World Cup for 2022.

According to the announcement on CAF website, for Cameroon 2021, the qualifiers will resume from November 9 to 17, while the last matches will take place from March 22 to 30 next year.

AFCON-Cameroon 2021

On May 31st and June 15th next year, the 40 teams contesting for the five slots for the 2022 World Cup will play the first two matches.


Meanwhile, two more matches are expected to take place between August 30th and September 7th but the final two qualifiers have been fixed for October 4th to 12th.


It because of the Covid-19 outbreak that put a break to sporting activities around the world that the committee had to revise the schedules for the two competitions.


From November next year when Playoff matches are scheduled to take place but CAF is closely monitoring and working with the relevant authorities related to hosting of the matches. This is to ensure that pronouncements are made accordingly in case anything comes up that can affect playing at a particular venue.

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