FilGoal | News | The cancellation of the Sudanese Al Hilal match and Ashanti Kotoko due to Corona in the African Champions League


The Sudanese Al Hilal match, Ashanti Kotoko, was canceled in the second leg of the 32nd round of the African Champions League due to the infection of a number of Ghanaian team players with the new Corona virus “Covid-19”.

The match observer decided to cancel the second leg, which is being played at Al-Hilal Stadium, due to the incomplete ranks of Asante Kotoko after 7 players were infected with the Corona virus.

Asante Kotoko had traveled to Sudan with a mission of only 20 players.

The match observer submitted his report to the Confederation of African Football, “sufficient” to decide on the outcome of the match.

For his part, the management of Asante Kotoko has petitioned CAF to return the medical swabs for the players.

And in the event that Al Hilal win is approved; The team will qualify for the group stage.

The first-leg match ended with Al Hilal winning in Ghana 1-0.

The draw for the group stage of the African Champions League will take place next Friday (January 8) in Cairo.


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