The Caf Confederation Cup was scheduled to be played on Sunday, but it has now been cancelled.
The African physique has moved to cancel the primary leg playoff assembly which was scheduled to be staged in Angola on Sunday The Tanzania Soccer Federation has confirmed the cancellation of the Caf Confederation Cup playoff first leg fixture pitting Primeiro de Agosto towards Namungo FC. The 2019/20 FA Cup finalists had been scheduled to play the Luanda-based prices on Sunday, however on reaching Angola, they had been put in quarantine. “Caf has cancelled the primary leg match pitting Primeiro de Agosto towards Namungo,” learn a press release by TFF signed by media officer Cliford Mario Ndimbo and obtained by our crew.
“The sport was scheduled to be performed on Sunday in Luanda however earlier on authorities in Angola had ordered the complete crew of Namungo to be quarantined after arriving in Luanda and likewise be examined for Covid-19.
“Owing to the standoff, Caf has moved to name off the match and confirmed the end result on the sport can be mentioned and communicated in the end.”
Earlier on Saturday, the TFF confirmed in a press release they had been carefully monitoring the scenario by stating: “TFF is carefully following up on why Namungo was quarantined by the Angola authorities instantly after present process the necessary Covid-19 assessments,” learn a press release from the Federation and obtained by us.
“Namungo reached Angola [on Friday] to play their closing Caf Confederation Cup preliminary recreation towards Agosto.
“On reaching Angola, all gamers had been subjected to Covid-19 assessments, and in a while, the authorities directed the entire crew to be quarantined within the navy premises which contravene the Confederation of African Soccer (Caf) directives.
“TFF has been in fixed communication with Caf to search out an amicable resolution quick to permit Namungo to proceed with their preparations for the sport that can be performed on February 14.”
The East Africans had been paired towards Primeiro de Agosto of Angola in a draw performed on January 8. The Tanzanian Premier League facet, who’re making a primary look at this stage, had been scheduled to play away, earlier than a house match towards the Angolan outfit, on February 14 and 21, respectively.
Namungo – beneath a brand new coach Hemed Morocco – earned a slot within the play-off part after a 5-3 mixture win over El-Hilal Obayed.
Stephen Kwame Sey had scored within the first leg which they gained 2-0. Sey, Blaise Bigirimana, and Edward Charles Manyama scored the three vital objectives for Namungo within the second leg tie that resulted in a 3-3 draw.
Primeiro de Agosto, then again, had dropped to the Confederation Cup after they had been defeated by Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 within the second leg of their Caf Champions League encounter. The preliminary recreation in Luanda had resulted in a stalemate.
Namungo certified for the competitors after reaching the finals of the FA Cup the place they misplaced 2-0 to Simba SC.
Nevertheless, Wekundu wa Msimbazi had already gained the league title and couldn’t participate in two competitions and in consequence, Namungo got the chance.