This was announced by the Confederation of African Football, which also revealed that Egypt will host the 2023 U20 Africa Cup of Nations finals.
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CAF Emergency Committee, in consultation with FIFA, decided to postpone the CAF qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 that were due to be played in June 2021 after taking into consideration the current challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to ensure the optimal playing conditions for all participating teams.
This followed the conclusion of all but one of the series’ matches on Tuesday
“The 43rd CAF General Assembly, meeting today, 12 March 2021 in Rabat, Morocco, elected Dr. Patrice Motsepe, as President of CAF,” the African football’s governing body said in a statement.
South African billionaire Motsepe is now the only candidate left, although the possibility remains that this could change on Monday if current CAF president Ahmad overturns his five-year Fifa ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
The hearing is expected to last two days, and the CAS has said it should render a verdict in advance of the CAF Presidential election on March 12.
The People’s Elephant will await draw to be conducted by the Confederation of African Football to know their foes in the group stage of the competition
Omari was placed in temporary charge last month following CAF President Ahmad receiving a five-year ban from the FIFA Ethics Committee.
According to the continental football governing body, the first-leg matches will be played between December 22 and 23, 2020, and second leg January 5 and 6, 2021.
This comes two days after Ahmad left hospital following his admission for Coronavirus Disease.
Ahmad, who tested positive to Covid-19 on October 30, went into isolation and observation at the AS Salam International Hospital in Cairo, Egypt, and doctors authorized him to leave Wednesday morning.
Dr. Peter Kamaku, who is a lecturer in Pure Mathematics at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, is the first Kenyan to become a centre referee.
Saraki took the position in a series of tweets on his verified handle.
These are tentative dates, which are subject to approval by the Confederation of African Football when the Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) sends the proposal to Egypt.
CAF took this decision at the end of a video conference with National Security and Safety Officers of its member federations on Thursday.
This means a busy schedule awaits the participating teams, with double-headers from November 2020 through to November 2021 in the battle for spots to the final tournament of the two competitions
The continental body via its official Twitter handle: @CAF_Online, wrote: ”Legendary African footballer Nwankwo Kanu turns 44 today!
The decisions were taken on Tuesday
Both bodies celebrated the Villarreal FC winger on their Twitter handles with various posts
Football activities worldwide have been on hold as a result of the global pandemic, which has taken nearly 20,000 lives to date