CAF has canceled the CAF Confederation game between AS Kigali and KCCA FC, KCCA FC has said via its website.
This was confirmed on Wednesday 23rd December in a letter written to KCCA Football Club.
This after KCCA FC failed to raise the required number of players to have the game take place.
This is because the a number of players tested positive of COVID 19 and could not travel to Kigali Rwanda
In its rules, the CAF competition organizing committee in accordance with the FIFA laws of the game, it’s stipulated that each match must be played if the team has at least 11 players including (GOAL KEEPER) + 4 substitutes.
According to COVID 19 regulations, if a team does not have the minimum number of players (11 players including goal keeper) + 4 substitutes to play a match the team will be considered to have lost the match 2-0.
In exceptional circumstances the organizing committee will be consulted for a final decision concerning the match.
KCCA FC was scheduled to play AS Kigali on Wednesday 23rd December 2020 in Kigali Rwanda.
Now AS Kigali have the first leg advantage with a 2-0 score.
The return leg will be played on 6th January 2021 in Kampala.