FIFA President comments on Morocco’s choice to host the African Champions League final and Al-Ahly’s objection

FIFA President comments on Morocco’s choice to host the African Champions League final and Al-Ahly’s objection
FIFA President comments on Morocco’s choice to host the African Champions League final and Al-Ahly’s objection

Moroccan reports revealed the comment of the President of the International Football Association, Gianni Infantino, regarding Morocco’s choice to hold the final match of the African Champions League this season, and his position on Al-Ahly’s objection.

It is scheduled to meet Wydad with the qualifiers from (Al-Ahly or ES Setif), in the final of the African Champions League, scheduled for May 30 in Morocco.

According to the Moroccan newspaper, “Al-Mukhtab”, Infantino will attend the Paris final between Real Madrid and Liverpool in the Champions League final, and then head directly to Casablanca to follow and attend the African Champions Final.

The Moroccan newspaper pointed out that Infantino, after resolving CAF by choosing Casablanca to hold the Champions League final, despite the Egyptians’ objection and then South Africa’s objection to receiving the Liberian national team in Morocco and playing it against the Lions, where he said: “Morocco is a beautiful country with beautiful stadiums worthy of hosting the largest demonstrations, He is qualified for that.”

see | formal letter | South Africa objects to Morocco’s hosting of Liberia’s Nations Cup qualifiers

He added: “Instead of objecting and protesting against Morocco’s reception of some African teams, they should thank him.”

He continued, “Because he could have won an apology without playing, because his competitors do not have officially certified stadiums.”

And the newspaper’s report continued: “Gianni had said earlier, when Morocco received 9 African teams on its soil and stadiums for the World Cup qualifiers, that he had saved enough from a scandal.”

Al-Ahly will meet ES Setif, this evening, Saturday, in the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals, at the July 5 Stadium in Algeria, after winning the first leg match that was held in Cairo by four goals.


The article is in Arabic

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