No fans allowed: CAF turns town FA Malawi request

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) request to Confederation of African Football (CAF) to allow  fans to watch Monday’s 2022 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers return match between the Flames and Burkina Faso at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre has been flatly rejected.

FAM GS Alfred Gunda: Coronavirus guidelines will see the game played behind closed doors

The continental football governing body said due to fears over the spread of coronavirus, fans will not be allowed in “a high-profile match.”

CAF said supporters will not be permitted at grounds as efforts continue combat Covid-19.

“We, therefore, regret that your request to have fans has not been granted,” reads CAF’s  response to FAM in part.

FAM general secretary Alfred Gunda confirmed that the request to have fans “has been turned down” by CAF.

He said: “Following the response from CAF rejecting our request, there will be no fans  during the match.”

So far, all Afcon qualifiers have been played without fans  with a maximum of 200 people in VIP stand.

Coronavirus guidelines  have the games played behind closed doors.

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3 years ago

FAM ingofuna ndalama zoti isuse basi, through gate collections Palibenso china apa

3 years ago

I believe the government.Here in Moz Mambas will play Cameroon and the President has authorised entrance of 5000 fans in the stadium to cheer the Mambas?????Initially CAF authorised only 200 fans

3 years ago

Am behind here can someone educate me on this one.Who has power to allow the fans in the stadium,Government or CAF?

Manyalira Mhone
3 years ago
Reply to  Lego

Remain behind please.

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