Zamalek, Nkana game back in Cairo

By IAfrica
In Zambia
Mar 27th, 2014

Time Posted: March 27, 2014 9:35 pm

CAF has ruled that Egyptian clubs Zamalek and Al Ahly play this weekends African Champions League matches in the capital Cairo.

In an official communique issued on Thursday afterrnoon, CAF said that all Cairo-based teams play their respective Champions League second round return legs in the capital city.

Sunday’s CAF Champions League match was initially set for Cairo National Stadium before it was shifted to Alexandria City on Wednesday.

CAF’s decision to order Zamalek to play their match against Nkana in Cairo has cheered the Zambian delegation in Egypt.

“The development is that the game will be played in Cairo. We have not been informed of the stadium but the game is definitely going to be played in Cairo,” said delegation leader Jeff Chipilingu on Thursday afternoon.

Meanwhile, Nkana and Zamalek are tied 0-0 from the first leg tie played in Kitwe last Saturday.

The two old rivals are one match away from the 2014 CAF Champions League group stage.

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