Qatar 2022: CAF postpones qualifiers for FIFA World Cup

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CAF Executive Committee in consultation with FIFA has postponed the upcoming FIFA world cup qualifiers scheduled for June, due to the covid-19 pandemic in a statement they issued on Thursday.

The black Stars, who are in group G alongside, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, and South Africa were preparing to open their world cup qualify campaign at home against Ethiopia on 4th June before traveling to South Africa for the second match on 12th June 2021.

“The 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 games,” the statements read.

However, the qualifiers will now take place in the month of September, October and November 2021, and March 2022.

Source:Raymond Karvi/capitalnewsonline.com

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