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Official match ball for the CAF Confederation Cup final in Uyo revealed 



Umbro, the CAF technical sponsors, today revealed the official match ball for the CAF Confederation Cup fixture between Orlando Pirates (South Africa) and RS Berkane (Morocco) ..

The match will be played in Uyo, in Akwa State in Nigeria and will kick-off at 20h00 local time (19h00 GMT) on Friday, 20th May. 

This is just another exciting element that is part of the build-up to the match in Nigeria. 

Based on Umbro’s renowned Neo Pro ball model, the official match ball is “FIFA Quality Pro” certified for use at the highest levels of the professional game and utilizes the latest in structural and fabrication technology with a unique graphic that draws on the structural elements of the tournament’s trophy. 

Nicole Marcus, Production Manager at Umbro South Africa said: “The Confederation Cup is a showpiece of domestic football and to reach the final of such a prestigious continental tournament is a momentous achievement that should be celebrated. This ball is a celebration of Africa’s football excellence and a tribute to all those who have contributed to it.”


Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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