Cairo – The African Football Confederation has abandoned plans to play the 2019-20 African Champions League semi-final and final in one venue and set a date of October 16-17 for the continental decision maker.
Cameroon had been designated to host the final stages of the competition, but after their withdrawal, CAF confirmed that the semi-finals would be played over two matches at home and away, with the final potentially taking place on neutral ground. .
The two semi-finals feature Moroccan clubs against Egyptian opposition as Raja Casablanca take on Zamalek, while Wydad Casablanca meet Al Ahly.
The first leg of the two matches will be played in Morocco from September 25 to 26, with returns to Egypt on October 2 and 3.
If the two winners are from the same nation, the final will take place in that country in mid-October, but otherwise CAF has asked the member associations to bid to welcome the decision-maker in a neutral location, setting the deadline at August 17 for those interested. evenings.
CAF has also confirmed the dates of the final stages of the African Confederation Cup which will be played in Morocco.
The pyramids of Egypt meet Horoya of Guinea in Casablanca on September 22, while on the same day there is an all-Moroccan clash between RS Berkane and Hassania Agadir in Rabat.
The final will take place at the Prince Moulay Abdellah stadium in Rabat on September 27. – Reuters