The Confederation of African Football, CAF has maintained that the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON in Cameroon will go ahead as scheduled.
Uncertainty continues to trail the commencement of the delayed Africa biennial tournament due to the outbreak of new COVID-19 variant, Omicron with less than three weeks to the games.
CAF President Patrice Motsepe assured that the AFCON tournament would hold as planned, when he visited Yaounde’s Olembe Stadium, the venue of the opening match on January 9.
Motsepe also pleaded with Africans to have a strong belief in its people.
On his part, the newly elected President of Cameroon’s Football Association Samuel Eto’o, also hit out at the constant reports placing the competition in doubt.