Dakar, Jan 12 (APS) – The Teungueth FC team qualified for the group stage of the African Champions League have requested a waiver for their coach Youssouph Dabo.
The technician does not have the diplomas required by CAF could not lead his team until then, learned the APS.
“As soon as we returned from Casablanca (Morocco), we sent a letter to this effect to CAF”, explained the president of the club, Babacar Ndiaye.
Faced with the same difficulty for his Senegalese coach, Lamine Ndiaye, Horoya AC of Guinea, announced on Tuesday that he had requested and obtained in his favor an “ exceptional approval ” allowing him to lead his team in the group stage of the LDC .
The president of TFC recalls that his team “did not wait for the result of the request” from Horoya AC to formulate its same request.
Coach of the U20 finalist of the CAN and quarter-finalist of the World Cup in the category, Dabo, holder of diplomas obtained in France at the end of his football career, is not authorized to lead a team in Interclub competitions of the CAF.
This requires an A License from the governing body of continental football.
During the preliminaries (against Gambia Forces Armed) and against Raja de Casablanca (Morocco), it was the technical director, Alassane Dia, who led the TFC troops.
In the group stage, Rufisque’s team will play against Esperance from Tunis, Mouloudia from Algiers and Zamalek from Egypt.