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No Confederation Cup second chance for Enyimba, Remo Stars




As a far departure from the past, teams that crash out of the CAF Champions League at the second round will not have the benefit of play-off into the Champions League.
In essence, Remo Stars and Enyimba, representing Nigeria in the CAF Champions League and the other clubs will end their continental ambitions should they fail to cross into the league segment of the competition.
That was one landmark decision taken by CAF at their meeting in Rabat at the new headquarters of the Fédération Royale Marocaine de Football (FRMF).
The Executive Committee approved the cancellation of the additional second preliminary of the CAF Confederation Cup.
This means that the 16 winning Clubs of the Second Preliminary round will qualify to the Group Stage of both the CAF Champions League and the CAF Confederation Cup 2023-2024 season.

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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