CAF Postpones All AFCON 2021 Qualifiers Matches For This Month.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced on Friday 13th March, the decision to postpone all AFCON 2021 Qualifiers Matches for this month, is due to the effect of COVID_19 virus pandemic.


The Super Eagles back-to-back fixtures against the Leone stars of Sierra Leone which was initially scheduled to hold later this month on Friday 27th at the Stephen Keshi's staduim in Asaba, and the second-leg on Tuesday, 31st at the Siaka Stephens stadium in Freetown, have now been postponed by (CAF).

A statement released on the CAF website reads;
“Several players, who are supposed to play the next AFCON qualifiers, come from countries which have been severely affected by the virus in Europe and Asia.”

"Following the growing concerns of the COVID-19 virus and the declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO) describing it as pandemic, CAF has decided to postpone the following competitions until further notice:

- Total AFCON 2021 Qualifiers: Match Day 3 and 4 of the qualifiers scheduled for 25 - 31 March 2020;

- FIFA Women's U-20 World Cup Qualifiers: scheduled for 20 - 22 March 2020 and 27- 29 March 2020;

- Total Women's AFCON 2020 Qualifiers: scheduled for 8-14 April 2020.

A new dates shall be announced in due time.

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