Accra, Jan. 11, GNA – The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), has ratified major reforms to the continents club competitions.
According to CAF, the next continental competitions, would commence in December and end May 2019.
The current calendar for the club competition commences in February and ends in December the same year.
It is however expected to run a full cycle by 2019, as the season would then run from September to May of the following year.
This was ratified by the Executive Committee of the continents football controlling body, held in Casablanca, Morocco.
The reform follows the implementation in 2018 of the African Football Symposium held in Morocco by CAF, which made a resolution to change the periodicity for club competitions.
CAF added that, the new transition would be executed with a more rigorous application of the Club Licensing regulations.
CAF also approved a calendar of the interclub competitions for the year 2018, with modification of the regulations and an additional draw before the quarter-finals stage.