Chan: Stade de Marrakech to host S/Leone v Cape Verde 

by | Jul 8, 2022 | African News, Football Africa, Sport News | 0 comments

Morocco Marrakesh Stadium will host Sierra Leone’s double header in the African Nations Championship Algeria 2022 qualifiers against Cape Verde.

The first leg qualifying encounter is to be played on July 24th – the return fixture billed for the 27th of this month at the same venue.

Coach Francis Zappa Koroma’s local Stars are presently based in the Eastern Province as they intensify their groundwork in readiness for the doubleheader.

The return leg will play a few days later as Sierra Leone seeks their first African Nations Championship set to be held in Algeria 2022 when they face Cape Verde this month.

The aggregate winner over two-legged matches will face Mali in the next stage. 

Sierra Leone was eliminated by Senegal 4-2 on aggregate during the 2018 African Nations Championship qualifiers. 

Sierra Leone was ineligible for the 2020 tournament due to a FIFA sanction.

Morocco won the last competition for the second time after overcoming Mali 2-0 in a thrilling final at Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde on February 7 2020, in Cameroon.

Meanwhile, Malian official Sory Ibrahima Keita will be in charge of this tie. Nouhoum Bamba is the R one, Amadou belly Guisse Amadu is the AR 2 and Abdoulaye Sissoko the foruth official.

Sierra Leone’s Songor Koedoyoma is the Covid 19 officer. Match commissioner Mis from Mauritania.

The final tournament is slated to be played in Algeria from 8–31 January 2023.

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