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Nigeria hosts Confed Cup final, Orlando Pirates stay to hunt

11 May 2022 | 13:17 | Football

Orlando Pirates Celebrate (Gallo)

Orlando Pirates Celebrate (Gallo)

Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria will host the 2021/22 Confederation Cup final, the CAF announced on Wednesday.

The win-lose game will be played on May 20.

Orlando Pirates continue to make good progress in the competition and the second leg semi-final clash with Al Ahly Tripoli is what stands in their way and a shot into the final (the Buccaneers have a 2-0 advantage ahead of Sunday’s rematch) .

TP Mazembe and RS Berkane are the other two teams in a contention. TP Mazembe will march to Morocco with a 1-0 lead over the host on Sunday.

According to CAF, this will be the first intercontinental national cup final to be held at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.

Details on the start time will be confirmed closer to that.

Pirates start at 18:00, later matches start at 22:00.

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