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Total CAF Champions League final will be held behind closed doors

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) have said that following the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Total CAF Champions League final between Zamalek SC and Al Ahly SC on Friday, 27 November, 2020, will be played behind closed doors.

In a joint statement, both bodies expressed their interest to adhere to all preventive COVID measures during the match which will take place at the Cairo International Stadium on Friday at 9:00 pm Cairo local time.

The CAF Champions League final will be the first final in the history of the competition between the two Egyptian football rivals.

CAF and EFA hope this game will be a message from Egypt and the African continent to the whole World, showing the capabilities of organizing major sports events, and reflecting the technical development of the African football.

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