Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Egyptian Football Association have agreed to disallowed spectators for the Total CAF Champions League final between Zamalek and Al Alhy FC on Friday.
This is part of a number of measures taken by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), to ensure that games are played in the safest possible way. According to CAF, games have to be played under strict conditions to ensure that players, referees and officials are protected from the corona virus pandemic.
Following the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, CAF and EFA confirmed in a joint statement that their utmost priority is the safety of Egyptian and African Football families. Therefore, it was decided to hold the game behind closed doors.
The CAF Champions League final will be played at Cairo International Stadium founded in 1960, will be the first final in the competition history between the two Egyptian football rivals, adding more excitement to the final of CAF biggest interclub competition.
CAF and EFA hope this game will be a message from Egypt and the African continent to the whole World, showing the capabilities of organizing major sports events, and reflecting the technical development of African football.
The guidance outlines the processes that will need to be in place, before games are played. As a result, players, technical team members, essential service providers and ball boys will undergo a mandatory COVID-19 tests before the match.
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Zamalek vs Al Ahly
kickoff time: 9:00 pm Cairo local time.
Venue: Cairo International Stadium