The president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad has confirmed through his Twitter page that the finals of the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup will be played as a single match on a neutral ground from the upcoming season.
The two inter-club competitions have in the past been played on home and away fixtures even at the finals but recent developments from the CAF executive committee meeting in Cairo is indicating an end to these as confirmed to our reporter in Cairo.
The Executive committee members met in Cairo this Wednesday where they arrived at the decision after several calls to change the format in the past.
This new format comes after the hilarious incident that occurred in the final of this season between Moroccan side WAC vs the Esperance of Tunisia in Tunis.
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In the game, Gambian referee Bakary Gassama was forced to stop the match for close to an hour of play because Moroccan side WAC refused to continue play after a 55th minute goal was disallowed by VAR.
According to our reporters on the ground,the decisions taken at the General Assembly will be officially communicated and discussed with the media by the CAF boss Ahmad Ahmad at 5 PM local time.