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Al-Ittihad explains the choice of Morocco

Al-Ittihad explains the choice of Morocco

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has decided to select Morocco as the host country for the CAF Champions League final.

The Continental Federal Authority, which granted the final regulation of CAF CL 2022 to Morocco, clarified its contested decision. ” Morocco and Senegal were the only countries that met the criteria for a host country bid, after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) asked its 54 member associations to submit bids to host the Total Energy Champions League final. Egypt did not submit a nomination. South Africa and Nigeria have expressed interest in hosting the CAF TotalEnergies Champions League final but have not met the required host country application criteria. ‘, can we read in a press release published this Thursday on the Confederation website.

This update comes following the complaint of the Egyptian Al-Ahly Club. The two-time African champion, who had already set foot in the final after beating ES Setif 4-0 (first leg), demanded that the final be staged on the field. “Neutral”. He believes that the choice of the Confederation of African Football favors the formation of Wydad Casablanca, the victor in the first leg of the semi-final against Petroleos de Luanda (1-3). Thus, WAC, the potential finalist, will play the final at home.