The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has postponed the upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In a statement released by the continents football governing body (CAF), all competitions have been suspended till further notice.
The statement read, “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 schedule shall be announced in due time.