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Africa Cup of Nations postponed until 2022 due to coronavirus

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ByReuters
30/06/2020 at 14:27 | Updated 30/06/2020 at 14:51

Next January's Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon have been postponed by one year and will now take place in 2022, the Confederation of African Football decided on Tuesday.

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The Covid-19 health crisis has suspended football across most of the continent since March and left little time to complete the qualification competition.

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