The African Nations Cup will be moved to June and July and the size of the competition will grow from 16 to 24 finalists from the next edition in 2019.
These decisions were made by the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) executive committee on Thursday.
Radical changes to Africa’s leading competitions were formalised as CAF’s executive committee met in Rabat .
The committee adopted recommendations made at a wide-ranging symposium in Morocco earlier in the week.( Reuters/NAN)