The African Cup has been postponed again – the tournament will have to wait two winters

The continental championship has suffered from the pandemic

The Executive Committee of the African football Confederation after today’s meeting decided to postpone the African Cup of Nations 2021, which will be held in Cameroon for the year ahead, the official website of CAF.


The tournament will be held in January 2022, while it was originally planned that the matches had to start in January 2021, when it was postponed from July because of the summer rainy season.

We will remind that earlier Euro 2020 was postponed to next summer due to the pandemic coronavirus. All 12 cities have confirmed their willingness to accept the transferred matches of the championship of Europe.

Previously, we reported that America’s Cup 2020 was moved to the summer of 2021. Note that initially the America’s Cup was to be held from 12 June to 12 July 2020 in Argentina and Colombia. Starting this summer, the tournament was scheduled to hold every four years in even-numbered years, but those plans went awry.

In Qatar opened the stadium world Cup 2022, entitled “the diamond in the desert”:

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