By Angu Lesley
The Confederation of African football has written to the Cameroon Football Federation to inform them of it’s decision to permit 10000 fans to attend the CAF Confederation Cup group stage game pitting Cameroon’s Cotonsport of Garoua against Al Masry of Egypt.
Officials of Cotonsport of Garoua had written to CAF via the Cameroon Football Federation, FECAFOOT to indicate their desire to have fans for the game scheduled at the Roumde Adjia Stadium this Sunday, February 13 and their request has been granted.
Tickets equalling 50% of the 20000 capacity stadium will go on sale from Thursday, at varied points in the city of Garoua.
The fans who will have access to the Stadium are expected to be in possession of negative Covid-19 results, sit in strict respect of physical distancing and wear their face mask to minimize the risk of spreading the novel Corona Virus pandemic.
Kick442.com understands Cotonsport officials expect their supporters in the stadium on Sunday to maximize their team’s home support in the opening fixture of the season.
Since the outbreak of the Corona Virus pandemic, matches have been played in Cameroon with restrictions on fans presence as the central African nation steps up measures to combat the spread of the Corona Virus.
2021 semi-finalist Cotonsport will welcome Al Masry to Cameroon knowing that they must better the defeat start to last season’s competition and their form against North African opponents.
Cotonsport are hoping to reach the knock-out stages of the competition for the second successive season. It is hoped that the club better it’s all time best record in the competition this season.
The Cotonites hope to win the CAF Confederation cup trophy for the first time while Al Masry also chase their first success in the competition.
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