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CAF postpones 2022 AFCON draw


The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed the draw for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations, citing ‘logistical relations related to the coronavirus’.

The group stage draw was initially schedulef for June 25.

However, the countries who have qualified, will now have to wait for a new date to know their fate in the competition.

“At the request of Caf, the Cameroon Local Organizing Committee (LOC) has agreed to postpone the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 final draw for logistical reasons related to the Covid-19 pandemic.

“The draw was initially scheduled for 25 June 2021 and a new date will be announced in due course.

“Caf continues to work together with its partners, the Cameroon government and the LOC with the objective of making the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 a successful event and a great celebration of African football,” the statement read on Caf’s website.

The 2022 Africa Cup of Nations will begin from January 9 to February 6 with six stadiums set to host the games across five cities in Cameroon.

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