Tuesday 30 June 2020
Abdel Moneim Shata, a member of the technical committee of the Confederation of African Football Confederation (CAF), confirmed that the decision to postpone the African Nations Championship that was scheduled in Cameroon 2021 came because the International Federation canceled the international agenda for September.
Sattah said in statements to the Al-Talat audience program via On Time Sports: “A combined tournament will be held for the remaining matches of the Confederation of Africa in Morocco. As for the Champions League, we are still studying several proposals, including setting up the tournament in the UAE, and there is welcome from the UAE side.”
He added: “The decision of some African countries to resume local patrols encouraged enough to issue a decision to complete its competitions, whether the Champions League or the Confederation.”
He continued: “The establishment of the African Nations Championship twice for two consecutive years put great pressure on everyone, but we live in exceptional circumstances.”
He explained, that the African Nations Championship for Local will be held in January or February 2021, which was scheduled for July and August, instead of the African Nations for adults.
He pointed out that the establishment of the African Champions League and Confederation Championships on neutral ground carries equal opportunities for all teams to win the title.
He affirmed that the decision of the Champions League and Confederation League match was issued by the Tawari Committee and applies to everyone and whoever does not commit will be losers, and no club has the right to protest against those decisions that were issued.
He completed his remarks: “Al-Ahly and Zamalek were affected by the decision because the return match would have been on their land, but we are currently living in exceptional circumstances.”
Ahmed Ahmed, president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), has confirmed that it was decided to postpone the African Cup of Nations, which was scheduled to take place in January 2021, as well as setting a new date for the African Nations Championship for locals, in addition to determining the fate of the African Champions League. The Confederation Cup.
During the meeting of the Executive Office of the African Union for CAF via video technology, Ahmed Ahmed said: It was decided to postpone the African Nations Championship, which was scheduled to be held in 2021 to be held in January 2022, and a new date for the African Nations Championship for locals was set to be in January 2021.
Kafe added: “It was agreed to hold the semi-final and final matches of the African champions from one match, to be finished next September, and its location will be determined later.”