Guinea have been stripped of the right to host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations finals and the bidding for the tournament is set to be reopened on Saturday, the Confederation of African football announced early on Saturday.
The Red Devils are boosted with the return of four key players to the squad as El Soulia, Hamdy Fathy, Aliou Dieng and Mohamed Abdelmonem received the green light to participate in the final.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino, CAF president, Patrice Motsepe were present to hand the trophies over to the winners.
The vision for the African School Champions Cup was born exactly one year ago during a visit to Democratic Republic of Congo by President Infantino.
The young DRC fans trooped out enmasse to support not only their teams but also lend their support to the initiative proposed during a visit by Gianni Infantino in February, 2021.
The Sudanese giants did not accept CAF's decision and requested a meeting with CAF to know the reasons behind the decision.
The two players does not have time to rest as they will join Al Ahly's delegation in the UAE as the champions of Africa are preparing to participate in the FIFA Club World Cup.
Several commentators unfortunately seem to have misunderstood and misinterpreted President Infantino’s speech.
FIFA sends its deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims who lost their lives following the tragic incident that took place at Olembe Stadium.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF), the continent's soccer government body, said in a statement that it was investigating.
Ndala will be assisted by Oliver Safari from DR Congo and Soulaiman Almaldine from Comoros.
The game was initially scheduled on 11-12 February and it was moved to 5 March at 9:00 PM (Cairo Time).
The group stage was concluded on Thursday evening and the teams are rested for two days before returning to compete in the knockout stage on Sunday.
CAF gave the participating nations the chance to register 28 players for the competition.
Infantino attended on Thursday night the inauguration of the new headquarters of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA).
The Moroccan side also revealed that they agreed on the suggested date under the same condition of Al Ahly.
Egypt will be represented in the competition by Wadi Degla women’s team, who qualified to the competition as the champions of last season’s domestic League.
There is a broad consensus within the game that the International Match Calendar should be reformed and improved.
The CAF Champions League group stage draw was held on Friday in Cairo.
Al Ahly defeated arch-rivals Zamalek 2-1 on Friday night in the first all-Cairo CAF Champions League final.