The Black Stars 2022 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria booked for the Baba Yara Sports Stadium has been dismissed by CAF.

Ghana have Nigeria in the main leg of the 2022 World Cup end of the season games one month from now with reports of the game being moved to Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.

The Ghana FA had submitted two home scenes that is the Cape Coast Sports Stadium and the Accra Sports Stadium for the World Cup qualifiers.

Anyway an explanation delivered by the National Sports Authority on the inaccessibility of the Cape Coast Sports Stadium to clear way for arrangements in front of Ghana’s Independence Day festivities on March 6 methods the game should be played at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Baba Yara Sports Stadium can not have the games per the assertion from CAF.

The following is a full assertion from CAF:

“The Fifa World Cup 2022 primer rivalry guidelines in its article 21 settings, start off times and instructional courses specifies that “The scenes of matches will be set by the host affiliation or potentially by the confederation, as relevant, and the matches may just be played in arenas that have been examined and supported by the confederation concerned. The rivals and the Fifa general secretariat will be advised by the host affiliation as well as by the confederation, as appropriate, no less than 90 days before the match being referred to is expected to be played.”

“24th of December 2021 was the cutoff time set by Caf for the partaking public relationship to choose and impart to Caf their favored setting for the season finisher round of the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 African qualifiers.

“On the 23rd of December 2021, GFA informed Caf that Cape Coast Stadium was the setting chosen for the season finisher round of the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 African qualifiers.

“In view of the scene determination got from every one of the taking part public affiliation, Caf has opportune closed the appraisal of the chose stadium(s) and imparted to Fifa the setting choices for the forthcoming Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 African qualifiers season finisher round.

“Taking into account that matchday is in under 30 days, Caf isn’t in a situation to defer any further the affirmation of the match setting. As you know, the determination of the scene, particular date, and season of the match, must be set well ahead of time straightforwardly affecting the readiness of match coordinated factors and activities by every one of the concerned gatherings.

“Moreover, if it’s not too much trouble, note that Kumasi Sports Stadium is as of now non-homologated by Caf to have global matches, since it has been under remodels and no Caf review was directed to the arena to re-evaluate the degree of arena consistence.

“Considering the abovementioned, the solicitation of progress of setting isn’t acknowledged, thus the match Ghana Vs. Nigeria for the season finisher round of the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 African qualifiers ought to be kept up with at Cape Coast Stadium.

“On the off chance that your affiliation emphasize the situation to change the scene since there could be no other endorsed setting in Ghana, your public group will be mentioned to play its impending Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 African qualifiers season finisher round match in a supported arena outside its region, and the scene should be chosen from among the arenas supported by CAF.”




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