Why African World Cup qualifiers are likely to be delayed

Harambee Stars Captain Michael Olunga (right) walks out of the pitch as Liverpool  and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah waves to his fans after their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on March 25, 2021.



Photo credit: Sila Kiplagat | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Countries including Mali, Burkina Faso or 2019 CAN finalists Senegal would not be able to play their home matches in June.
  • There is also no approved stadium in Sierra Leone, who are due to play a delayed CAN qualifier against Benin in June.

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