CAF's 'reverse pass': AFCON 2021 to be played in January

CAF's 'reverse pass': AFCON 2021 to be played in January
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The 2021 African Cup of Nations is moving back to a January-February slot in the congested global soccer calendar, a switch likely to be unpopular with European clubs.

The 24-nation competition was originally planned to begin in June, but the Cameroonian soccer federation said Wednesday it will be held from Jan. 9-Feb. 6 to avoid the country’s rainy season.

The new tournament dates will likely be unpopular with European soccer clubs, which have long objected to the mandatory release of their p…
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