The Confederations of African Football has expressed that the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) won’t be held in that frame of mind according to plan.
As per CAF, the half-yearly competition will currently be held in January 2024 in the Ivory Coast.
This was revealed by the CAF President, Patrice Motsepe in a public interview in Morocco recently.
“TotalEnegies Africa Cup of Nation will presently be held in January and February of 2024,” he said.
As indicated by the CAF president, the new date is because of the Ivory Coast’s high precipitation from June to July.
He additionally applauded the host country for working on the framework and offices that would guarantee the competition’s prosperity.
“And, surprisingly, said as much, I am so glad for the a-list framework, offices, support from the president, Alassane Ouattara, the state head (Patrick Achi) and the entire bureau and the entire of football individuals in Cote D’Ivoire. I think the opposition will be extremely extraordinary,” he said.
The 2023 AFCON qualifiers have previously started, with two gathering matches occurring in June 2022. The qualifiers will go on in September, with the capability round set to end in March 2023.