The Egyptian Sports Minister for “Al-Nahar”: postponement of the continental matches was expected


Egyptian Minister of Youth and Sports Dr. Ashraf Sobhi confirmed that the decision to postpone the semi-final matches of the African Champions League and the Confederation Cup, was expected due to the outbreak of the # Corona virus in most countries.

In statements to Al-Nahar, the Minister of Sports added that the spread of the Corona virus in most countries of the world makes it difficult to resume the two championships, especially with the cessation of football and sports activity in all countries of the world.

The Minister of Sports confirmed that the suspension of air traffic in a large number of countries, in addition to the cessation of sports activity in Egypt and Morocco, caused the suspension of the two championships.

And on the possibility of canceling the two championships after the decision to postpone, the Minister of Sports stressed that canceling two championships the size of the African Champions League and the Confederation is difficult, and that the decision to postpone does not mean at all the cancellation, but to wait until things improve and the two championships resume again.

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has officially announced the postponement of the Confederations Cup semi-finals and the semi-finals of the Confederation indefinitely, due to the outbreak of the Coruna virus in most countries of the world.

“Kaf” said in an official statement that due to the spread of the Coruna virus and lack of clarity of vision that the competitions could return again, the Emergency Committee decided to postpone the matches of the two tournaments indefinitely.

It is noteworthy that the CAF Champions League semi-finals are Moroccan, as Al-Zamalek combines Egyptian with Moroccan Raja, while Al-Ahly faces the Wydad team.

In the Confederacy, Nahdat Berkane, a Moroccan, will meet with his compatriot, Hassania Agadir, while the other match will bring together Egyptian Pyramids and Horia El-Ghiny.

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