CAF: governing body confirms new dates for the 2020 CHAN tournament

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed new dates for the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament.

The CHAN tournament which was postponed earlier this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic will now be played between January 16th and 7th February 2021.

Africa’s football governing body confirmed the development on Thursday after an Executive committee meeting alerting the nations that qualified for the finals to start training.

On the opening day of the tournament on January 16th, 2021, the hosts Cameroon will face Zimbwabwe in a tournament that is reserved for only players that ply their trade on the African continent.

The Uganda cranes, who has never gone past the group stages, was placed in Group C along with Morocco, Rwanda and Togo.

Morocco are the defending champions , Togo will be making their debut while Uganda and Rwanda will be participating in their fourth tournament since 2019.

All groups

Group A: Cameroon, Mali, Burkina Faso, Zimbabwe

Group B: Libya, DR Congo, Congo Republic, Niger

Group C: Morocco, Rwanda, Uganda, Togo

Group D: Zambia, Guinea, Namibia, Tanzania

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