The Confederation has moved the (AFCON) African Cup of nations 2023 Qualifiers match day 3 and 4 from the September 17-29 FIFA window to March 20-28, 2023 to give enough preparation time to Africa’s five representatives for this year’s World Cup in Qatar.
This was made after the recent date of the Cup of Nations finals that was meant to be hosted but instead it will be hosted coming June next year to January 2024.
More fixtures and critics from both Senegal coaches had been raised as his country would have played two cup of Nations qualifiers home and away Against Mozambique.
The final opportunity that would meet them they would play against opposition from other continents ahead of the World Cup in September.
The Cup of Nations qualifiers, which started with two rounds of matches in June, still have four rounds remaining.
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Its Executive Committee has approved the Total Energies AFCON 2023 revised qualification calendar.
The AFCON 2023 qualifiers, which were to be played in September 2022, are now moved to March 2023.
The confederation of Africa football (CAF) says the decision is to help 5 World Cup-bound teams (Cameroon, Ghana, Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia) prep adequately.
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