Nigeria to host 2021/2022 CAF Confederation Cup final
The Confederation of African Football has announced the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria as the host for the 2021/22 Confederation Cup final.
The 30,000 capacity stadium which was opened in 2014 will be hosting the first intercontinental major cup final.
Four teams remain in the race to win this season’s competition.
In the first match of the first leg of the semi-finals, DR Congo’s TP Mazembe scored a late goal to secure 1-0 victory over RS Berkane of Morocco.
In the second semi-final, the first leg between Libya’s Al Ahli Tripoli and Orlando Pirates from South Africa saw Orlando Pirates take a 2-0 advantage to the second leg.
The second leg of the semi-finals will be played on Sunday, 15 May 2022.
CAF has confirmed Friday, 20 May 2022 as the date for the final but will communicate the kick-off time in due course.
Last year (2021), the Confederation Cup was hosted in Cotonou, Benin where Morocco’s Raja Club Athletic beat Algerian side, JS Kabylie 2-1.
The winner of this season’s final will lock horns with the winner of the Champions League in the CAF Super Cup which was won by Ah Ahly last year.