Caf to maintain schedule despite coronavirus pandemic

The Confederation of African Football is to ‘maintain the schedule’ of all its competitions

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has chosen to maintain the schedule of all its competitions despite the outbreak of coronavirus, which was labelled a pandemic on Wednesday.

Some 48 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers are set to take place in nearly 50 countries across the continent at the end of March.

Meanwhile, the African Nations Championship (CHAN) is scheduled to take place in Cameroon between 4-25 April.

“According to (the) World Health Organisation, no African country till date has been declared a high risk,” Caf said in a statement.