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Enyimba’s CAF Confederation Cup Game Against Al Ittihad Postponed

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed the CAF Confederation Cup qualifier play-off between Enyimba and Al Ittihad of Libya scheduled for Monastir, Tunisia.

The match was originally fixed for Sunday, 28 November 2021, but was postponed at the request of Enyimba after they failed to enter Tunisia due to Covid-19 restrictions.

CAF released a statement on Saturday night confirming new development after Enyimba were left stranded for over twenty-four hours at the Muhammed V International Airport in Casablanca, Morocco, after the team was denied access to Tunisia by immigration authorities.

“The match will not take place tomorrow, the 28th of November 2021, as scheduled and will be postponed,” reads part of the statement.

“The new venue and date of the match will be announced soon after consultation with CAF Interclub Committee.

“Kindly note that the return leg will be played as scheduled on the 5th of December in Nigeria.”

The match was originally scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 28 at Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet in Monastir, Tunisia.

Enyimba had secured Libyan visas, only to be notified few days ago that the game would be played in Tunisia.


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