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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced that the African Nations Cup 2021 will be held from January 9 to February 6, in an official statement posted on its website.

A sufficient statement said that he would follow the organizing committee closely to ensure an ideal preparation for the championship that will be hosted by Cameroon.

And turn FilGoal.com Asked a source in the African Union about the decision, and he answered: “We decided to change the date during the meeting of the Organizing Committee for the tournament.”

“We made the decision because of the FIFA Club World Cup, which will take place at the same time,” he added.

The source added, “The meeting of the Organizing Committee for the Cup of Nations was attended by Ahmed Ahmed and representatives of various regions of the continent, such as North Africa, Ahmed Mujahid.”

He continued, “The decision to amend the tournament’s date was also due to the weather and the difficult conditions during which it is difficult to play at this time.”

“The meeting was attended by a number of former stars such as Joseph Antoine Bell, Jeremy, Samuel Etoo and Daniel Amocache, along with a number of coaches such as Jamel Belmadi, Algeria coach.”

The Cameroonian Sports Minister had earlier welcomed the amendment of the Nations Cup to play in January instead of summer due to the harsh weather conditions from June to September in Cameroon.

The tournament was held for the first time in the summer of June and July 2019 in Egypt, with 24 teams participating for the first time as well.

There was a crisis expected in the summer of 2021 because the tournament date conflicts with the Club World Cup, which will be held at the same time.

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