The Zimbabwe National soccer team will nolonger be hosting their neighbours South Africa on the week of June the 5th to the 8th as scheduled. This comes as the Confederation of African Football made a postponement of all the FIFA World Cup African Qualifiers to a later date.
The decision to postpone the matches was made as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The qualifying matches had been scheduled to be played in June 2021 , but the CAF Emergency Committee had to make consultations with FIFA to postpone the games because of the rising cases of Covid-19.
The decision is aimed at ensuring that there are optimal playing conditions for all the participating teams.In accordance to the media statement released by the African soccer body, the games will now be played between September , October and November 2020.The games will also skip to March 2022.
CAF is set to release a statement which will map the way forward in regard to ensuring that protocol is adhered to.
Below is a copy of a media statement released by CAF confirming the postponement of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.
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