The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers over coronavirus.
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The announcement was made via a statement on Friday. Also postponed are the women’s AFCON qualifiers and World Cup qualifiers.
The qualifiers will now take place as stated below by CAF:
“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:
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“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;
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“Total Women’s AFCON 2020 Qualifiers: scheduled for 8-14 April 2020.”
It said a new date would be announced in due time.