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CAF's Executive Committee has agreed to play the finals of the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup will be single matches and played on a neutral ground.

The decision was taken in Cairo on Wednesday ahead of the third-placed match at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between Nigeria and Tunisia.

CAF had to review the two-legged tie (home-and-away basis) after controversy rocked this season's Champions League final between Moroccan side WAC and Esperance of Tunisia.

In May 31, Africa's elite inter-clubs competition was declared abandoned.

Gambian referee Papa Bakary Gassama ended the match after play did not go on for over one hour, following WAC’s refusal to continue, after a 55th minute goal was disallowed for offside.

This was because the VAR system could not be used after company in-charge claimed it encountered challenges to install their equipment.

CAF boss Dr Ahmad Ahmad posted on his Twitter account: ''Huge decision that @CAF_Online’s #exco took today : the #CAFChampionsLeague and #CAFConfederationsCup finals will be now played on a single game. #Football #CAF.''
Source: ghanasoccernet.com

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