Sports Africa Cup of Nations postponed until 2022 due to COVID-19
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The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations has been postponed until 2022 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The tournament, hosted by Cameroon, had been slated to begin in January.
The 2020 Women's AFCON, which was scheduled to take place in November, has been canceled.
"Health is our No. 1 priority. We must remain vigilant," Ahmad Ahmad, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) president, said in a news conference on Tuesday, according to the.
The biannual men's competition will now take place in the same year as the 2022 World Cup. AFCON was shifted to odd-numbered years beginning in 2013 to avoid that clash, which put African sides at a disadvantage in the World Cup due to the extensive scheduling demands.
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Traditionally played in January and February, last year's tournament - won by- was moved to the summer months in order to avoid running up against the European club season. The next installment in Cameroon will return to the conventional time frame, though.
The delay until 2022 means countless clubs in Europe - including, most prominently, Liverpool - won't lose key players to the tournament next season. The likes ofand are among those who will now be available for the entirety of the 2020-21 club campaign.
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UN: Kenya elected to the Security Council for two years .
© AFP UN headquarters building in New York Epilogue of a long diplomatic battle between Kenya and Djibouti, after a second vote , Nairobi was finally elected as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. A first poll on Wednesday could not decide between the two countries. The Kenyans will sit in this influential and prestigious post from January to replace South Africa.