Tuesday, May 17

Morocco To Host CAF Champions League Final, As Senegal Withdraws Bid

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Frankie Omokhua

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Monday announced Morocco as host of this year’s CAF Champions League final.

In a statement released on its official website, CAF said it was pleased to award the organization of the 2022 final to the North African country.

The continent’s football controlling body also disclosed that Senegal had initially applied to host the final at new Me Abdoulaye Wade Stadium in Diamniadio before the country later withdrew.

The competition which is currently in its semi-final stage with Al Ahly, Es Sétif, Wydad Casablanca and Petro Athletico competing will have the final played on May 30, 2022.

Also, CAF had before now awarded the hosting rights of the final of its 2nd-tier club competition – the Confederation Cup to Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria, where the game will hold at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, on Friday, May 20, 2022.

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