Dates set for Africa Cup of Nations finals

01 April 2021 - 18:01 By Reuters
Bafana Bafana will not be part of the Afcon finals after failing to qualify.
Bafana Bafana will not be part of the Afcon finals after failing to qualify.
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Next year’s re-arranged Africa Cup of Nations finals will be played in Cameroon from January 9 to February 6, the Confederation of African football said on Thursday.

The finals were postponed from this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The teams that have qualified are Cameroon (hosts), Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde Islands, Comoros Islands, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Tunisia and Zimbabwe.

The 24th and final place will be decided in June between Benin and Sierra Leone.

The draw for the finals will be held on June 25, CAF added, but did not give a venue. 


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