African football boss Patrice Motsepe affirmed on Tuesday that the Africa Cup of Nations will go on as arranged in Cameroon one month from now, dispersing tales that the all around deferred mainland masterpiece could succumb to the Covid-19 pandemic.
“I will watch on the ninth of January, Cameroon and Burkina Faso,” Motsepe said, alluding to the initial match of the 2022 competition.
The leader of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) yesterday traveled to the Cameroonian capital Yaoundé in the midst of worries over the country’s availability to have the competition.
These included concerns over a sloppiness, fragmented structure work and the danger of Covid flare-ups among the huge number of players and staff set to plummet on the under-resourced country in the following not many weeks.
The CAF said last week that it would import its own research center, bypassing nearby medical care offices, to test players during the competition.
Fans will likewise be needed to show verification of inoculation and present a negative Covid-19 test result to go to matches, authorities declared Thursday.