CAF to meet with Chiefs, Sundowns, Pirates and SAFA

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has called an urgent meeting with Kaizer Chiefs, Mamelodi Sundowns, Orlando Pirates and the South African Football Association (SAFA) for Friday, February 19.

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“Following some challenges facing South African teams participating in both Total CAF Champions League and Total CAF Confederation Cup over Covid-19 restrictions, CAF will tomorrow, 19 February 2021 hold an emergency meeting with SAFA and three South African teams participating in CAF interclub competitions,” reads the statement.

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“The three clubs are: Mamelodi Sundowns, Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs.

“In the recent weeks, a number of teams have raised some concerns about travelling to South Africa and also receiving South African teams for interclub competition fixtures amid Covid-19 concerns.”

“The purpose of the meeting is an attempt by CAF to find a way forward between all parties involved,” concluded the statement.

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