The mess that has develop into Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns’ CAF Champions League matches in Morocco and Algeria has been plunged additional into confusion following CAF’s newest assertion.
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Kaizer Chiefs had been attributable to face Wydad Athletic of Morocco, whereas Mamelodi Sundowns had been scheduled to tackle CR Belouizdad of Algeria in CAF Champions League clashes that had been each known as off after the South African groups had been denied visas to enter the nations of their opponents attributable to Covid-19 journey restrictions.
The matches had been attributable to be Kaizer Chiefs’ first in Group C whereas Mamelodi Sundowns have already crushed Al Hilal of Sudan 2-0 on Group B.
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CAF has now reportedly issued an ultimatum to each the Moroccan and Algerian soccer federations to discover a impartial venue to carry the matches by midnight on Sunday, 21 February.
Failure to take action would see each Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns declared 2-0 winners.
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Whereas Amakhosi and the Brazilians would little question fortunately accept 2-0 wins and three factors and never have to fret about travelling, the South African Soccer Affiliation (SAFA) is on report as saying they refuse to let their groups play at impartial venues!
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SAFA was extensively recommended for standing as much as CAF.
It now seems there’s a stand-off between CAF, SAFA and the soccer federations from Morocco and Algeria.
Who is aware of how this may pan out?!
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