African cup of nations has been rescheduled for January 2022 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The African cup of nations 33rd edition was set to begin on January 9th, 2021, but it’s now postponed to the year 2022. After consultations with the tournament’s stakeholders and taking into consideration the current global situation, the tournament has been rescheduled for January 2022, according to a
statement from CAF.
The exact dates for the matches will be communicated in due course. On Thursday FIFA announced that September international football window would be cancelled for all territories outside Europe and South America, denying Africa a chance to play some of the outstanding four rounds.
The current champions of the tournament are Algeria, the most successful team in Egypt and its top scorer being Odion Ighalo with three goals and one assist.