After the African Cup of nations under 23 football that ended on Friday the three teams that are selected for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are now known. These are Egypt, Ivory Coast and South Africa.
According to the results of the first two days of qualifying for the African Nations Cup 2021 that ended Tuesday, some major African football nations have largely won. this is the case, for example, of Algeria, the African champion, who beat Zambia (5-0) at home before going on to win the match against Botswana with a score (1-0).
Senegal, vice-champion of Africa, escaped with two victories by beating Congo (2-0) and Eswatini (4-1)
Nigeria, third in the 2019 CAN, has also confirmed its role as a great African football nation by heading group 1, after defeating Benin and Lesotho. Ghana also took first place in group c.
While some great teams can go home with peace of mind, Côte d’Ivoire and the DRC are not. The elephants struggled before winning against Niger on penalty (1-0) and lost to Ethiopia (2-1).
The DRC, which was beaten by Madagascar on penalties in the round of 16 at the 2019 CAN, had only two points with two draws: against Gabon (0-0) and Gambia (2- 2)
Some small nations have also made themselves known. The Comoros achieved a good performance by winning a historic victory against Togo before drawing a draw against Egypt private Mohamed Salah 0-0). Another nation that has never qualified for the finals is the Gambia. The scorpions surprised many by beating Angola away (3-1) before facing the DRC with a draw (2-2).
After a meeting of the CAF Executive Committee held Thursday in Cairo, it appears that the final phase CHAN Cameroon 2020 will take place from April 4 to 25, 2020. The CAF Super Cup will take place on February 14 in Doha, Qatar.
The youth and women’s competitions will now be based on 12 teams.
The 28th edition of the CAF Awards, an annual event celebrating African footballers and personalities who have distinguished themselves in football in 2019, will take place in Egypt on January 7, 2020 and will reward the best African club player, the best African club president and a social award of recognition were approved.