CAF and EFA: Total CAF Champions League final behind closed doors

Ahly v Zamalek 2013

Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) and Egyptian Football Association (EFA) expressed their great interest in the Total CAF Champions League final between Zamalek SC and Al Ahly SC at the Cairo International Stadium next Friday at 9:00 pm Cairo local time.

Following the current situation of 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 the African football.