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CAF postpones 2023 AFCON to January 2024

The African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023 will not be held in June 2023 as originally scheduled, according to the Confederations of African Football.

According to CAF, the bi-annual tournament will now be held in January 2024 in the Ivory Coast.

This was disclosed by the CAF President, Patrice Motsepe in a press conference in Morocco earlier today.

“TotalEnegies Africa Cup of Nation will now be held in January and February of 2024,” he said.

According to the CAF president, the new date is due to the Ivory Coast’s high rainfall from June to July.

He also commended the host nation for enhancing the facilities and infrastructure necessary to make the competition successful.

“I’ve already stated it, but I’m extremely proud of the top-notch facilities, infrastructure, assistance provided by Cote d’Ivoire’s president, Alassane Ouattara, prime minister, Patrick Achi, and the entire cabinet. The tournament is going to be really unique, in my opinion “said he.

Two group matches will be played in June 2022 to kick off the 2023 AFCON qualifiers. The qualification round is scheduled to end in March 2023, with the qualifiers continuing in September.

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