Gor Mahia CAF Confederations Cup game against Sudanese side Al Ahly Merowe has been cancelled Futaa can reveal.
The game which was the second leg of the 1st Preliminary round of the competition was slated for Nyayo Stadium on Sunday 24 October but the clash wont take place as earlier planned with Gor Mahia now qualifying for the next round of the competition.
"The Football Kenya Federation has received communication from CAF officially canceling the CAF Confederations Cup Preliminary match between Gor Mahia and Al Ahly Merowe of Sudan that was due to be played at the Nyayo Stadium.
"CAF took the decision after receiving communication from the South Sudanese FA withdrawing Al Ahly Merowe from the competition.
"As a result, Gor Mahia advance to the additional 2nd preliminary round of the CAF Confederations Cup. This is the final preliminary round of the competition," a communication from Football Kenya Federation noted.
Gor were heading into the clash with a 3-1 lead after beating the same opponents a week earlier in Egypt.
🟢 | ANNOUCEMENT— GOR MAHIA FC (@OfficialGMFC) October 24, 2021
Our CAF match against Al Ahly Merowe of Sudan that was set for today at Nyayo stadium cancelled after the opponents fail to show up; we qualify to next round.#Sirkal | #Betsafe | #TotalEnergiesCAFCC pic.twitter.com/fjxMEygSRv