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Breaking: CAF Postpones 2021 AFCON By A Year Over Covid-19 Concerns.

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By Chuka Callys Mbamaluh.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) had announced the postponment of next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon until 2022 due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

CAF announced the latest development Tuesday in a video conference.

CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad said African football’s governing body took the decision as “health was the main priority.”

It will be recalled that other regional football competitions slated to be played this summer have also been delayed such as the European Championship and Copa America.

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