CAF Confederation tie pitting AS Kigali and KCCA FC has been canceled by the football governing body.
CAF has canceled the game after it was confirmed KCCA did not have the recommended players to have the game take place. In a letter written to KCCA through FUFA the football governing body, it was revealed that the game has been canceled with the Ugandan side considered to have lost the match with a 2-0 scoreline.
This came after a number of players tested positive for COVID 19 and could not travel to Kigali Rwanda
According to the CAF AFCON organizing committee which is also in line with the FIFA laws of the game, each match must be played if the team has at least 11 players including (GOALKEEPER) + 4 substitutes.
According to COVID 19 regulations, 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.
KCCA FC was to play AS Kigali on Wednesday 23rd December 2020 in Kigali Rwanda.
The return leg will be staged in Kampala on 6th January 2021 with Kigali holding a 2-0 advantage.