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CAF postpones 2021 AFCON draw

THE Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has postponed the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations draw indefinitely due to logistical reasons related to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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THE Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has postponed the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations draw indefinitely due to logistical reasons related to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The statement, issued by CAF, read: "At the request of CAF, the Cameroon Local Organizing Committee (LOC) has agreed to postpone the Total Energies Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 final draw for logistical reasons related to the Covid-19 pandemic.

"The draw was initially scheduled for 25 June 2021 and a new date will be announced in due course.

"CAF continues to work together with its partners, the Cameroon government and the LOC with the objective of making the Total Energies Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 a successful event and a great celebration of African football."

Note that The Super Eagles of Nigeria are one of the 24 countries that will participate at next year's AFCON.