sport news Africa Cup of Nations chiefs look at moving tournament back to January start

Liverpool face losing Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane for a chunk of next season as Africa Cup of Nations chiefs look at moving tournament back to its old January-February mid-season slot The Africa Cup of Nations could revert back to a winter tournament next year  Discussions are taking place on Wednesday on whether to scrap June start  A return to the previous format will cause problems for top teams in Europe  Liverpool would lose the services of key pair Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah  

By Harry Slavin For Mailonline

Published: 11:49 GMT, 15 January 2020 | Updated: 11:57 GMT, 15 January 2020


Jurgen Klopp could be handed a selection headache next January, with the Africa Cup of Nations potentially moving back to a January start date. 

The tournament was moved to the summer months following a decision by their executive committee in 2017. 

However, after just one tournament there is talk of it being switched back to its original

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