he Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) draw.
CAF announced the postponement in a statement released on their official website on Sunday.
The draw was scheduled for June 25 in Yaounde, Cameroon hosts of the 2021 AFCON.
But on Sunday, CAF said the postponement was due to “logistical reasons related to the Covid-19 pandemic” and a new date would be announced in due course.
“At the request of CAF, the Cameroon Local Organizing Committee (LOC) has agreed to postpone the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 final draw for logistical reasons related to the Covid-19 pandemic.
“The draw was initially scheduled for 25 June 2021 and a new date will be announced in due course.
“CAF continues to work together with its partners, the Cameroon government and the LOC with the objective of making theTotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 a successful event and a great celebration of African football.”
The 2021 AFCON has already been put back a year because of the pandemic.
The Super Eagles will be one of the 24 countries that will participate at next year’s AFCON.