The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has denied reports that the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations will be cancelled, describing the news coming from Europe as “lies and fake news”.
There were reports on Wednesday morning that the European Clubs Association’s (ECA) have decided not to release African players for the AFCON.
Head of Media Relations and Operations, Lux September, hours after the news from the ECA and news of cancelation of the tournament from Europe, took to his social media to speak on the matter.
The AFCON 2022 Tournament was postponed from 2021 because of the Pandemic.
24 Countries including Nigeria will participate in the tournament which will hold from the 9th of January to the 6th of February 2022.