Sorry, Mr Klopp, but the Afcon date change is best for African fans


Colin Udoh

The Confederation of African Football did the right thing by changing the Afcon 2021 dates to January-February, but it should not have had to do so in the first place. For close watchers of football in Africa, especially of CAF, the decision by the organisation last week to make a hugely significant scheduling change to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations would have come as no surprise. After all, none of the originally scheduled hosts of the past five tournaments have actually hosted them. If anything,...

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