Sources close to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) have said the latter is about to take the unexpected step of postponing the African Nations Championship to be hosted in Côte d’Ivoire next summer.
And the kooora website quotes a CAF source as saying that the African Confederation’s executive office will decide at its next session to postpone the Africa Cup of Nations, which was supposed to be organized between June and June. July 23 and 23 next year to January 2024, due to insufficient readiness of sports facilities in the country hosting the continental event, and the summer period coincided with rains and floods in the region.
Côte d’Ivoire this week, as at any other time of the year, has seen torrential rains accompanied by floods that have paralyzed traffic in some cities scheduled to host the continental tournament during the same period as the African Cup of Nations. will be organized next year.
It is noteworthy that Senegal is the latest winner of the Africa Cup of Nations, hosted by Cameroon earlier this year, after beating Egypt in the final match on penalties (4:2).