The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the postponement of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
The Executive Committee of the football body made the announcement on Tuesday after a video conference.
According to CAF, the postponement will see Cameroon hosting the game in January, 2022.
CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad said, “After consultation with stakeholders and taking into consideration the current global situation, the tournament has been rescheduled for January 2022.
“The date for the final tournament and the remaining matches of the qualifiers will be communicated in due course.
“The CAF Executive Committee is satisfied with t the Cameroonian authorities for their commitment towards the hosting of the two competitions. Cameroon is ready to host either competition and are within schedule.
“The Total CAF Champions League and Total CAF Confederation Cup, will resume in September with a Final Four (4) format. Semi-Final matches will be played in a single match.
“Due to challenging conditions, the 2020 edition of the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations has been cancelled.
“The 42nd CAF Ordinary General Assembly has been rescheduled for December 2020 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
“CAF has allocated an additional USD 16.2 Million to assist Member Associations to mitigate challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each Member Associations will be entitled to USD 300,000.”