Ex-Eagles midfielder welcomes CAF decision to postpone 2021 AFCON

first_img The CAF Executive Committee reached an agreement to push the tournament forward by twelve months on Tuesday, no thanks to the ongoing global pandemic which has left various sporting activities around the world crippled. The African football governing body however believed it will be wise to shift the prestigious championship along with African Women Championship and other tournaments by another twelve months, to allow teams and countries to recover from the negative effects of the pandemic. Adepoju who won the tournament in 1994 with Nigeria, has now praised the development, he believes shifting the tournament to 2022 is the best decision from the Ahmad Ahmad led Excos. “I was wondering about d kind of magic CAF would perform to host 2021 AFCON, but with this postponement, there is more time for effective planning for the hosts, while countries would have enough time prepare. And by then, players would really be in their best shape. Good decision from CAF.” He said.Advertisement Former Nigerian international, Mutiu Adepoju, has applauded the decision of the Confederations of African Football to postpone the 2021 African Cup of Nations earlier scheduled to be hosted by Cameroon. Loading…center_img Meanwhile, CAF also confirmed that the maiden edition of Africa Women’s Champions League will begin next year. In the same vein,Cameroonian journalist, Williams Tchango has revealed that the postponement of the 2021 Africa cup of nations by CAF from January 2021 to January 2022 is a blessing in disguise for the host nation who is actually far behind schedule in terms of preparations. read also:Thun, Laussane eye Super Eagles prospect Tchango told www.brila.net that the latest inspection of facilities by the Cameroon Sports minister few days ago in Garoua was unsatisfactory and the minister was livid with the slow pace of work at the stadium project in the city. He added that a lot more work needs to be done for Cameroon to be ready for the AFCON and the postponement will serve Cameroon well in this regard. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img

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