Ahmed Ahmed, president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), announced the postponement of the 2021 African Cup of Nations, scheduled for next January in Cameroon, for a year to be held in January 2022, due to the current crisis in the continent and the suspension of all competitions due to the outbreak of the Corona virus.
“We have consulted with all governmental and commercial partners before announcing the postponement of the nations of Africa and we have certainly obtained the approval of Cameroon,” the CAF president told a video conference today.
He continued: “We made the decision because of the stoppage of the tournaments and the difficulty of resuming the qualifiers now, and not because of the international championship agenda because we are a respected continental federation and owns its decision in his hand.”
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced the postponement of the 2021 African Nations Cup in Cameroon until January 2022, due to the difficulty of completing the qualifiers currently due to the Corona virus.
Al-Kaf also decided to meet Al-Ahly and Zamalek with Moroccan Wydad, please, respectively Cameroon CAF Champions League semi-finals, While Pyramids will be in a confrontation with Horia Conakry of Guinea in the semi-final of the Confederation, the Moroccan duo Hassania Agadir and Nahdha Berkane in the other semi-final in Morocco.
The African Football Confederation (CAF) officially decided to appoint Moroccan Abdel Moneim Bah as general secretary of the federation, to succeed his countryman Moaz Haji, whose resignation was formally accepted during the meeting of the executive office, while Moroccan Ali Al-Issawi was appointed as head of the AU Marketing Committee to succeed For dad.