A virtual executive committee meeting chaired by recently elected president Patrice Motsepe from South Africa also decided that a draw to divide the 24 qualifiers into six groups will be held on June The remaining place rests between Benin and Sierra Leone, whose fixture in Freetown this week did not take place because the visitors challenged Covid results after five of their key players tested positive. A CAF statement said the match had been rearranged for the May June 15 international window, following which Sierra Leone launched an appeal against that decision. Sierra Leone trail Benin by three points in Group L and must win to replace them in the second qualifying place and go to the Cup of Nations for the first time since Pre-match Covid tests are currently performed in CAF competitions by the host national team or club and there have been numerous allegations of false positive results depriving opponents of stars. The CAF meeting acknowledged that having hosts in charge of testing was problematic and is planning, with World Health Organization WHO assistance, to use independent medical staff instead.
Gabon take on Cameroon in African Cup of Nations group stage action. Through two group stage matches, Gabon only have two points. On the flip side, Cameroon have more wiggle room. A win against Gabon would give them seven points and a tie would move them to five points. Fubo TV subscribers can also tune into the match.
Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon 0-1 Gabon – as it happened
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