Good news for Hearts Of Oak fans. Notwithstanding the restrictions related to Covid-19, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has given the green light for the presence of Hearts Of Oak supporters in their Accra Sport Stadium enclosure for the first leg of the second round preliminary of the African Champions League against Wydad Casablanca.
In an official note sent to the GFA, the governing body of African football gave a special waiver to Hearts Of Oak regarding the presence of their supporters in the precincts of the Accra Sports Stadium on behalf of the game 45 between Hearts Of Oak and the Wydad Casablanca which will take place on October 17th. This meeting counts for the first leg of the second round of the preliminaries of the African Champions League.
As a result, a decision has been taken to exceptionally allow the attendance of 2,000 spectators as the national safety and security officer (Julius Ben Emunah) and the club’s security officer will coordinate all measures of security on the aforementioned match. “, Can we read in the CAF press release.
“We ask you to cooperate to fully comply with the above decision, while noting that in the event of non-compliance, your federation will be subject to disciplinary sanctions by CAF”, specified Raul Chipenda, director of development of CAF.