Rabat — The 2021 U17 Complete Africa Cup of Nations, which was initially scheduled to happen in Morocco on March 13-31, has been cancelled, the Confederation of African Soccer (CAF) introduced on Monday.
The announcement was made following a gathering in Rabat of the CAF Emergency Committee.
“The Committee was made conscious of the constraints confronted by a number of the collaborating member associations in addition to the host nation together with the truth that the coronavirus pandemic continues to current vital challenges for the group of worldwide sporting occasions,” CAF stated in a press launch.
Making an allowance for the cancellation by FIFA of the Below-17 World Cup for which the U-17 CAN was not qualifying, the Committee additional famous the resurgence of the Covid19 pandemic, elevated restrictions on worldwide journey and uncertainty in regards to the evolution of the state of affairs.
“For all these causes, the Committee determined to cancel the 2021 version of the Complete U17 Africa Cup of Nations,” CAF stated.