The Qatar Football Association denies reports that it hosted the African Champions League final

The Qatar Football Association denied, on Monday, May 9, all the rumors about hosting the 2022 African Champions League final, as it published an official statement on its website and pages on social media, after many news spread about Qatar hosting the final match of the African Championship.

The Qatar Federation said in its statement: “The Qatar Federation denies what is being circulated about hosting the final of the African Champions League, as this matter was not addressed with the Confederation of African Football through any of the channels or official correspondence.”

In its statement, the Qatar Football Association also affirmed its pride in the distinguished and deep bilateral relations that link it with the Confederation of African Football, which have been in place for years under the umbrella of cooperation agreements concluded between the two parties.

And press reports spread in the continent, saying that the Confederation of African Football may avoid a big problem by transferring the location of the final match to the State of Qatar, based on the agreement concluded between the two parties, which included playing the African Super Cup in the past three years and was extended for new years, after that Leaks spread about the “CAF”, according to which Morocco was awarded the right to host the final match.

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Why does Al-Ahly refuse to hold the African Champions League final in Morocco?

The Egyptian Al-Ahly club had officially announced its refusal to hold the final of the African Champions League in Morocco, as it demanded that the final be held in a neutral country, away from the countries of the four teams (Egypt, Morocco, Algeria and Angola) that are currently competing in the semi-finals.

And the Egyptian Al-Ahly club said: “The club demands full justice, the achievement of the principle of equal opportunities, and the holding of the final match in a neutral stadium.

And the Egyptian Al-Ahly club had put a foot and a half in the final of the tournament, after its big victory against ES Setif in the first leg of the semi-final that took place in Cairo (4-0), while Wydad Sports Club managed to return with a precious victory from the land of its rival Petro Atlético of Angola with a score of 3 -1), which also brings him closer to reaching the final, which means that he will arm himself with the land and the audience if Morocco is granted the right to host the African final by CAF.

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