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CAF Super Cup to be unveiled on Wednesday

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CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe will on Wednesday in Arusha, Tanzania, launch the eagerly-anticipated Africa Super League.

Sports Village Square gathered that 24 clubs will be eligible to feature in the competition. Among the teams expected to form the first set of participants are Enyimba of Nigeria, Al Ahly, Zamalek and Pyramids of Egypt; Wydad Casablanca and Raja Casablanca of Morocco; Esperance, Etoile du Sahel and Club Africain of Tunisia; TP Mazembe and AS Vita of Congo; South Africa’s Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns; 

It was first announced on 28 November 2019 by FIFA President, Gianni Infatino. The essence of holding this tournament is the huge financial returns that will exceed the barrier of 200 million dollars, which will be used to develop and improve stadiums, infrastructure and the promotion of football in Africa.

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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