Covid-19 Disrupts Africa's World Cup Qualifiers

The coronavirus pandemic continues to cause disruptions and havoc in sporting calendars and the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers are the latest to be postponed on account of the pandemic. The Super Eagles of Nigeria and other African countries were meant to start their quest for a place at Qatar 2022 in June but FIFA and CAF have jointly announced a shift in the commencement of the World Cup qualifiers on the continent. In a statement on the FIFA official website, the world football governing body explained the decision for the postponement was occasioned by the prevailing Covid-19 situation in Africa.

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