AFCON third-place match brought forward to Saturday
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AFCON third-place match brought forward to Saturday

CAF has confirmed the Africa Cup of Nations third-place match will now be played on Saturday. 

The match was initially set for Sunday, on the same day of the final, but CAF has now been brought forward because of security issues. 

A statement from CAF on Wednesday read; 

"The CAF TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Organising Committee, after discussions with the Government of Cameroon and the Local Organising Committee (LOC), decided to move the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 third and fourth place originally scheduled for Sunday 06 February 2022 to Saturday, 05 February 2022,"

The match will be played at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium, Yaoundé. 

Here are the new details; 

  • 📅 Date: Saturday 5 February 2022
  • ⏱️ Time: 20h00
  • 🏟️ Venue: Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium, Yaoundé

Burkina Faso will be one of the teams to contest for a place in the medal brackets after they lost to Senegal in the first semifinal. 

The second match will see Cameroon play Egypt on Thursday night. 

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