CAF receives bids for inaugural inter-club finals

CAF receives bids for inaugural inter-club finals

Ahead of the inaugural one-match final in the Total CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup this season, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirms it has received bids from member associations.

In a release posted on the CAF website, the body announced that three countries have submitted bids during the February 11 to February 20 window for the bidding process.

Of the three countries, the Moroccan Football Federation submitted bids to host both the Champions League and Confederation Cup in two different cities – Casablanca and Rabat respectively.

Two other countries; Cameroon and Tunisia also submitted bids to host the Champions League final at the Japoma Stadium in Douala and Rades Olympic Stadium in Tunis respectively.

Morocco’s Rabat bid was the only one received for the Confederation Cup.

Guided by the technical specifications, the ad hoc committee chaired by CAF 1st Vice President Constant Omari Selemani, will review and evaluate the received bids taking into consideration key facilities such as Infrastructure, Accommodation, Medical amongst others.

A final decision is expected to be made by the CAF Emergency Committee on 12 March 2020.

The Champions League and Confederation Cup finals are scheduled to hold on May 29 and May 24, 2020 respectively.

Only one Nigerian side is in the running for a continental final place – Enyimba who have a difficult game at Horoya AC on Sunday.

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