Egypt will host the 2020 CAF Champions League, the Confederation of African Football announced this Friday, the announcement was made after a draw was conducted in Cairo on Friday morning, Felele247.com.ng report.
The draw was conducted by CAF Director of Competitions Samson Adamu, who decided that, as a team from Egypt and another from Morocco, the final, scheduled for 6 November 2020 will be played in Egypt.
The 56th edition of Africa’s premier club football tournament organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), and the 24th edition under the current CAF Champions League title.
For the first time, the final will be played as a single match,It was originally scheduled to be played on 29 May 2020 at the Japoma Stadium in Douala, Cameroon. However, on 18 April 2020, the CAF announced that the final had been postponed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wydad (Morocco) faces Al Ahly (Egypt) on 17 October 2020, while Raja (Morocco) plays against Zamalek (Egypt) on 18 October 2020 at Mohamed V Complex, Casablanca in the first leg of the semifinals.
The return legs will be played on 23 and 24 October 2020 respectively at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo.