CAF reveals venue for 2021/22 Confederation Cup final

After the Champions league, Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced on Wednesday morning the venue for this year’s Confederation Cup final.

The continental football governing body confirmed Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria will host the final.

“CAF has today announced that Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria will host the 2021/22 TotalEnergies Confederation Cup final on Friday, 20 May 2022”, a statement on CAF’s website reads.

However, the kick-off time of the final is yet to be announced. Concerning this, CAF stated that it : “will confirm the kick-off time in due course.”

As a reminder, Godswill Akpabio International Stadium is the home of Nigerian Premier League side Akwa United.

And last season’s CAF Confederation Cup final was played in Cotonou, Benin where Morocco’s Raja Casablanca beat Algeria’s JS Kabylie (2-1).

In addition, TP Mazembe (DR Congo), Al Ahli Tripoli (Libya), RS Berkane (Morocco) and Orlando Pirates (South Africa) are engaged in the semi-finals with the South African side and the Congolese one winning their first leg clash.

Results of the CAF Confederation Cup first legs

TP Mazembe 1-0 vs RS Berkane

Al Ahly Tripoli 0-2 vs Orlando Pirates

The second leg is due to take place on Sunday, May 15.

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