BREAKING | Venue for CAF Confederation Cup final confirmed: Orlando Pirates are heading for …

BREAKING | Venue for CAF Confederation Cup final confirmed: Orlando Pirates are heading for …

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the venue for this season’s CAF Confederation Cup final.

The continental football governing body confirmed that the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria will play host to the spectacle.

“CAF has today announced that Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria will host the 2021/22 TotalEnergies Confederation Cup final on Friday, 20 May 2022”, a statement on CAF’s website reads.

However, the kick-off time of the final is yet to be announced, with CAF stating: “It will confirm the kick-off time in due course.”

The Godswill Akpabio International Stadium is the home of Nigerian Premier League side Akwa United.

Orlando Pirates are aiming for the CAF Confederation Cup final. Photo: Twitter @OrlandPirates

Thankfully, unlike the current mess surrounding the potentially non-neutral venue in Morocco for the CAF Champions League final, there are no such problems concerning the CAF Confederation Cup final.

That’s because TP Mazembe (DR Congo), Al Ahly Tripoli (Libya), RS Berkane (Morocco) and Orlando Pirates (South Africa) are engaged in the semi-finals.

Orlando Pirates and TP Mazembe will take handy leads into this weekend’s second leg semi-finals.

Results of the CAF Confederation Cup first legs

TP Mazembe 1-0 RS Berkane

Al Ahly Tripoli 0-2 Orlando Pirates

The second legs are due to take place on Sunday, 15 May.

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