Good News – Orlando Pirates, probably finalists on this yr’s Caf Confederation Cup, might perhaps presumably well well acquire decrease than every week to belief and put together for their time out to Uyo in Nigeria for the final game of the competition on Friday Can even unbiased 20.
After weeks of dilly-dallying, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) at final announced on Wednesday that Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo will host the Confed Cup final.
Pirates lead Al Ahli Tripoli of Libya 2-0 going into Sunday’s 2d leg of their semifinal at Orlando Stadium. The opposite semifinal is more evenly poised — TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo carry a 1-0 result in Morocco the put they acquire to question off RS Berkane.
On Monday Caf announced that Morocco will host the Caf Champions League final for the 2d yr working after Senegal, the handiest other country that put in a advise, made up our minds to pull out. The metropolis and stadium acquire but to be announced for the Can even unbiased 30 final of Caf’s premier continental membership competition.
Wydad Casablanca of Morocco and Al Ahly of Egypt are more probably to contest the Champions League final after their convincing wins over Petro de Luanda of Angola (3-1 in Luanda) and ES Setif of Algeria (4-0 in Cairo) within the first leg of the semifinals final weekend.
“There are discussions under manner inner Caf to revert to the broken-down two-legged dwelling and away final to search out out the winner of the Champions league, rather than the one-leg final,” Caf stated after announcing their decision on Monday.
This used to be based fully on the dearth of bidders for the 2021-2022 Champions League final.
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