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CAF Confederation Cup: ES Sétif to host Orlando Pirates at Accra Sports Stadium

Algerian giant ES Sétif has chosen Accra Sports Stadium as the venue for their CAF inter- club clash with the South African side Orlando Pirates on March 10, 2021.

The decision to choose Accra Sports Stadium came due to the fact that the Algerian government has banned all travels to and from South Africa due to current state of Covid-19 pandemic in the country.

Below is the statement from the Ghana Football Association's Communications department confirming the decision.

"The Accra sports stadium has been chosen as venue for next week’s Total CAF Confederation cup game between Algerian side ES Setif and Orlando Pirates from South Africa.

The game which was originally scheduled for Setif on March 10, 2021, has been moved to Accra because the Algerian government has suspended all sea and air travels between it and some African countries including South Africa.

As a result, the GFA was called upon for Accra to host the match. All stakeholders have been informed and are ready and eager to extend the usual Ghana hospitality to the participating clubs. Setif will be making their second trip to Accra in three weeks following last month’s contest against Asante Kotoko.

The GFA is working closely with the government COVID-19 response team to ensure that officials and players of both clubs go through the necessary COVID-19 protocols during their stay in Ghana.

On the commercial front, this is a great opportunity for hotels, marketing companies, production houses and Television channels to get business from both clubs and CAF"

ES Sétif qualified to the group stages after beating Kumasi Asante Kotoko by 2:1 at Accra Sports Stadium and securing a drawn game in Sétif

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