An Egyptian proposal to change the deadline for the “African Champions”


The source added to “Sky News Arabia”: “This proposal relates to the two finalists of the African Championship being the South African Kaizer Chiefs and the South African Kaizer Chiefs.Al Ahly Al-Masry, as the final date is the same as the date when the players of the Olympic team of the Pharaohs entered the (medical bubble) in Tokyo, in preparation for participating in the Olympics to be held from July 23 to August 8.

It is worth noting, that the semi-finals of the African Champions League Al-Ahly’s achievement witnessed a valuable victory outside its rules at the expense of Tunisias Esperance, with a goal to none, and on the other hand, the South African team defeated Moroccos Wydad Casablanca with a clean goal in Morocco.

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And the source, who preferred not to be named, continues: “Al-Ahly and Kaizer Chiefs have within their ranks key players in the strength of the Egyptian and South African Olympic teams, in addition to a number of great players that the technical bodies may choose to strengthen the ranks.”

It is indicated that the lottery Tokyo Olympics For football, Egypt was placed in Group D with Spain, Argentina and Australia, while the South African team came in Group A to compete with Japan, Mexico and France.

As the source explained: “In the event that Al-Ahly and Kaizer Chiefs reach the final of the African Champions League, we will submit a letter to the South African Football Association, to submit a joint proposal to CAF to amend the final date, so as not to conflict with the date of the teams entering the medical bubble, and this will lead to interest of the African continent.

And he concluded by saying: “If the final remains on schedule and the Cairo club reaches the final of the African Championship, the technical staff of the Egyptian team will face a big problem, as the main strength of the Pharaohs team includes a large number of Al-Ahly club players, and coach Shawky Gharib may think about He included one of the senior red team players in order to support the team, and in the end, Al-Ahly represented Egypt In the African Championship, it is important for us to win his tenth title.”


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