No change to January-February 2021, Africa Cup of Nations dates, despite this week’s 48 qualifiers being indefinitely postponed.

The African football ruling body has said the tournament, to be hosted in Cameroon, will go ahead as planned despite the spread of Covid-19 pandemic.

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations will go ahead as planned, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed.

“As of today, no competition has been cancelled and there is no plan for that,” Acting Secretary-General Abdel Bah said on Monday.

“We are working on different options to reschedule the competitions impacted.”

This week should have witnessed the third and fourth of the six rounds of qualifying required to determine which teams will contest the 2021 Nations Cup in Cameroon.

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