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CAF Postpones 2023 AFCON, Evaluations Format For Inter-Membership Finals



The Confederation of African Soccer (CAF) has postponed its flagship competitors, the Africa Cup of Nations.

The biannual competitors was initially slated to carry in January 2023 in Côte d’Ivoire however the continental physique, arising from its assembly in Rabat, Morocco, on Sunday mentioned it has shifted the match to January and February of 2024.

CAF additionally introduced modifications in Champions League and Confederation Cup finals.

CAF Government Committee led by Patrice Motsepe took the choice to shift the AFCON initially, billed for June and July 2023, saying it was as a result of issues over the wet season in Cote d’Ivoire.

Recall that whereas chatting with French day by day publication Le Monde final week, CAF Secretary Common Veron Mosengo-Omba, admitted they have been contemplating a change within the date as a result of climate circumstances.

“We’re contemplating it; it is without doubt one of the potentialities,” he mentioned.

“We requested Ivorian meteorologists to report back to us on rainfall historical past in Côte d’Ivoire in June and July, but in addition to share their projections with us.”

Except for the choice to postpone the 2023 AFCON, the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup finals have been reverted again to house and away format.

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