The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has decided to make some adjustments to the dates of the qualifying matches for the Africa Cup of Nations 2021 matches to be hosted in Cameroon, and the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup finals to be hosted by Qatar.
The Cameroon Football Association agreed to amend the date of the Africa Cup of Nations 2021 to be held in January instead of June following the meeting of Ahmed Ahmed, President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and a delegation of CAF with officials of the Cameroonian Federation and the Prime Minister.
The CAF executive office decided to replace the African Confederation of African Nations qualifiers with previously scheduled dates in March and June for the World Cup qualifiers, and on the other hand, the World Cup qualifiers were to start in October this year.
The national team, led by Hussam Al-Badri, participates in the African Nations Qualifiers in a group that includes Kenya, Comoros and Togo. The Egyptian team owns two points after two rounds of two draws, and according to the new dates, the qualifying stage will end in September instead of November.
The new dates for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers came
– The third and fourth rounds from 23 to 31 March, “Egypt will face Togo in the third and fourth round”
Fifth round from 1 to 9 June
Sixth Round – August 31 to September 8
While the new dates for the 2022 World Cup qualifying matches came
The first round from 5 to 13 October
The second round from 9 to 17 November
Third and fourth rounds from 22 to 30 March 2021
Fifth round from August 30 to September 7
The sixth round from 4 to 12 October
The last stage is 8 to 16 November