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CAF Returns AFCON To January

Jan 15, 2020 Hit: 44 Written by 

The African cup of nations will revert to its former time slot of January and February for the next edition in 2021, hosts Cameroon says.

The Cameroon football federation (fecafoot) revealed that it has requested from the Confederations of African Football (CAF), that the tournament be played from January 9 to February 6, 2021, due to concerns about the weather.

The tournament was moved to a June-July slot for last year’s first 24-team edition in Egypt, in large part to avoid clashing with the European club season.

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