May 26, 2022

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The Confederation describes the choice of Morocco

The Confederation describes the choice of Morocco

The African Football Confederation (AFC) has decided to host Morocco as the host nation for the African Champions League final.

The Continental Federal Body, which presented the organization of the CAF CL 2022 Final to Morocco, explained its controversial decision. ” After the CAF asked its 54 member associations to submit bids to host the Total Energies Champions League final, only Morocco and Senegal met the host country bid criteria. Egypt nomination not submitted. South Africa and Nigeria Total Energies have expressed interest in hosting the CAF Champions League Final but the host country did not meet the required bid criteria. “, We can read in the press release published this Thursday on the federal website.

This update follows the complaint of the Egyptian club Al Ahly. The current doubles African champion defeated ES Sétif 4-0 (first leg) to advance to the final, demanding that the final be held on the pitch. “Neutral”. He believes the CAF selection would favor the formation of Wiedad Casablanca Morocco, who won the semi-final first leg against Petrolios de Luanda (1-3). Thus, WAC, the potential finalist, will play the final at home.

In addition, to avoid any further confusion in the future, the African Football Confederation hopes to step back. She listens: ” To determine the winner of the Total Energies CAF Champions League, go back to the old formula with the first leg, home and away final instead of the single match final. ⁇

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