By Angu Lesley
Football writer kick442.com-Cameroon
Reigning Cameroon champions PWD of Bamenda have left Cameroon en route to South Africa via Addis Ababa.
After days of difficulties in the visa application and acquisition process, the Club left the shores of Cameroon via the Douala International Airport on Friday, December 5 just after midday.
According to a release from the Club, the CAF Champions League game against Kaizer Chiefs of South Africa slated for Friday has been rescheduled to Saturday.
“The match Kaizer Chiefs vs PWD of Bamenda counting for the return leg of the CAF Champions League will be played on Saturday December 5, at 6pm CAT (4pm Cameroon)
This was due to difficulties securing Visa and Covid-19 restrictions.
Following the intervention of the South African Football Association (SAFA) the team will leave the country on Friday December 4, 2020. At 12:30 pm by Ethiopian Airline Flight to arrive on Saturday at 1:05 pm (23 hours flight and change over)
PWD through FECAFOOT had requested CAF to rescheduled the match for Sunday December 6, 2020. But this was turn down by the South Africans on ground of administrative reasons.
Team PWD is fully engaged to ably represent Cameroon despite all the odds. We continue to count on the support of all the fans and supporters of PWD of Bamenda,” a Club statement read.
The Amakosi are keen on reviving their season through the competition while the Abakwa boys remain confident about their chances despite the first leg defeat.
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