Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has expressed their great interest in the CAF Champions League final between two Egyptian Clubs Zamalek SC and Al Ahly SC at the Cairo International Stadium today at 9:00 pm Cairo local time.
The heavyweight African encounter between the Egyptians will have no fans in attendance as a precaution to prevent the spread of Covid-19
Following the current situation of COVID-19 pandemic, CAF confirmed in a 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.