By Denis Turyahebwa
Africa’s football governing body, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has today Wednesday 23rd December 2020, canceled the confederations game between AS Kigali and KCCA FC.
KCCA Football Club confirmed that CAF had sent a letter informing them that the game had been canceled because they did not have the recommended number of players for the game to take place.
This is because the a number of Kampala Capital City Authority players tested positive for COVID 19 and didn’t travel to Kigali Rwanda
According to CAF, each match must be played if the team has at least 11 players including (GOAL KEEPER) + 4 substitutes and if a team does not have the minimum number of players (11 players including the goalkeeper) + 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.
The decision means AS Kigali has the first league advantage with a 2-0 score. Now the return league will be played on 6th January 2021 in Kampala game they need to win by 3-0 margin if they are to move to the next stage.