CAF plans two dates for Champions League, Confed Cup

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CAF plans two dates for Champions League, Confed Cup

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has proposed two dates for the completion of the postponed CAF Champi­ons league and the CAF Confederation Cup.

The two competitions have been on suspension immediately after the quarterfinal due to the outbreak of Corona virus.

“In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, CAF on Monday, organized a video-conference meeting with Safety and Security Officers of the affiliated Member Associations and other stakeholders to discuss the impact of the outbreak on the safety and security aspects as far as the football on the continent is concerned,” said CAF’s statement via their website.

“CAF is aware that the impact of COVID-19 on football safety and security will be a phenomenon hence, the need for all concerned to be brought to speed on the possible challenges. Also, to make recommendations on possible steps to be taken by Member Associations before the commencement of football in their respective countries.

“Meanwhile, CAF is monitoring the situation closely and working with the relevant authorities including the Wealth Health Organization (WHO), FIFA amongst others on the impact of the virus on the continent, and will announce developments to our competitions at the appropriate time,” ended the statement.

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On the other hand, the body also proposed that the first leg of the semifinals for the two competitions will hold on September 4, 5 or 6 while the second leg hold on September 11, 12 or 13 with the final of the Confederation Cup on September 23 while the final of the Champions League comes up on September 25.

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