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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed the change of dates for the 2020 Africa Nations Championship from January to April.

Ayoub El Kaabi of Morocco (c) celebrates goal during the 2018 Chan quarterfinal football match between Morocco and Namibia at Stade Mohammed V in Casablanca, Morocco on 27 January 2018 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

This was approved in a Caf Executive Committee (Exco) held on Thursday in Cairo and chaired by Caf boss Ahmad Ahmad.

The tournament to be held in Cameroon will be hosted between April 4th and 25th, 2020.

Meanwhile, the CAF Super Cup between Esperance and Zamalek will take place on 14th February in Doha, Qatar.

And for the first time in 2021, three clubs from Africa will play in the FIFA Club World Cup – the first, second and third place winners of the Champions League 2020/2021.