Lomé and Algiers, the major events in 2020

The African Athletics Confederation (CAA) is pleased to announce the dates of the main meetings of African athletics in 2020.

* The 6th African cross country championships will take place on April 8 in Lomé, Togo.

* The 22nd senior African championships will be held June 24-28 in Algiers, Algeria.

Algeria readies for 2020 African Championships

Next June the best of Africa’s athletes will converge on the Algerian capital Algiers for the 22ndAfrican Championships in Athletics.

The stakes of the competition are quite high, as it will be one of the last opportunities for the continent’s athletes to achieve qualifying standards for the 2020 Olympic Games.

African cross-country championships postponed to April 2020

The CAA council meeting as well as the Africa Cross Country Championships, initially scheduled for February 28 and March 1, 2020 in Lomé (Togo), have been postponed to the beginning of April 2020 at the request of the Togolese Government which has just fix the date of his presidential elections on February 22, 2020.