CAF re-schedules AFCON, CHAN, declares one-off ties for club competitions

The wait to know when CAF competitions will take place is finally over.

The African football governing body through an extra-ordinary Executive Committee meeting held in Cairo via video conferencing announced several changes to its schedule.

The 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) has been moved to January 2022 while the African Nations Championships (CHAN) tournament which was supposed to happen this year has replaced AFCON in 2021 still in Cameroon.

Furthermore, all the remaining CAF club competitions will be one off ties as opposed to the usual home and away format for the semi-finals and final.

Cameroon will host the semi-finals and the final for the CAF Champions league while the semi-finals and the final of the Confederations cup will take place in Morocco.

The African football governing body has confirmed the cancellation of the African Women’s Nations Cup this year but okayed to the introduction of CAF Women’s Champions League which will get underway in 2021.

The New CAF Competitions changes:
AFCON postponed to January 2022
CHAN postponed to January 2021
CAF Confederations Cup semi-final (one match) and final in Morocco
CAF Champions League semi-final single match and final in Cameroon
Cancellation of the edition of the AWCON 2020
Launch of a new competition: Women’s Champions League in 2021

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