CHAN knocked out

NATIONAL team players in training at National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka ahead of the CHAN, which has now been postponed. PICTURE: MACKSON WASAMUNU

WHILE a number of sports events were being cancelled, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) left it rather late before making a decision on the fate of the African Nations Championship (CHAN), which was due to run from April 4 to 25 in Cameroon.
But with recommendations becoming rules in the wake of the coronavirus being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for many countries, there was only one way out for the CHAN – a tournament largely meant for home-based players – and that was to cancel it.

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