AFCON 2021: CAF Fines Egypt $100,000 Ahead Semi-final Clash With Cameroon

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The Egyptian Football Federation has been fined $100,000 by CAF’s Disciplinary Board, for failing to honour a pre-match press conference ahead of their AFCON 2021 quarter-final clash with Morocco at the weekend.

This was announced in a statement released on CAF’s website.

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It comes ahead of the Pharaohs’ semi-final tie with hosts Cameroon on Thursday.

The statement read:”The CAF Disciplinary Board has imposed a fine of 100 000 USD, with 50 000 suspended, to the Egypt Football Association (EFA) for breaching CAF TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 media protocols and directives.

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“This is after Egypt FA failed to honour a media press conference on 29 January 2022 ahead of their match against Morocco in the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals in Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium which is part of the obligations for all the participating teams.

“Media and CAF Rights Holders had waited almost two hours for Egypt to arrive for the scheduled press…



Source: Complete Sports