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CAF suspends Enyimba’s clash against Al-Ittihad over COVID travel restriction

CAF suspends Enyimba’s clash against Al-Ittihad over COVID travel restriction
November 28
08:03 2021

Enyimba’s game against Al-Ittihad in the Confederation Cup has been postponed by CAF over COVID-19 travel restrictions.

The People’s Elephants confirmed the development in a statement issued on their website on Saturday.

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, the two-time CAF Champions League winners were unable to fly out from Casablanca airport to Tunisia to honour the match.

The Enyimba players were said to have been unable to present their COVID-19 vaccination cards to the Moroccan immigration officials.

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“The match will not take place tomorrow, the 28th of November 2021, as scheduled and will be postponed,” the statement said.

“The new venue and date of the match will be announced soon after consultation with CAF Interclub Committee.

“Kindly note that the return leg will be played as scheduled on the 5th of December in Nigeria.”

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The match was originally scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 28 at Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet in Monastir, Tunisia.

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