By Emmanuel Adeleke
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced that the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State will host the 2021/22 TotalEnergies Confederation Cup final, on Friday, May 20, 2022.
This will be the first intercontinental major cup final to be hosted at the stadium.
The stadium is the home of Nigeria Professional Football League sides, Akwa United and Dakkada FC.
There are four teams remaining in the competition this year.
In the first leg of the semi finals, DR Congo’s TP Mazembe scored a late goal to secure a 1-0 victory over RS Berkane of Morocco.
In the second semi-final, the first leg between Libya’s Al Ahli Tripoli and Orlando Pirates from South Africa saw Orlando Pirates take a 2-0 advantage to the second leg.
The second leg of the semi-finals will be played on Sunday, May 15, 2022.
Last year, the cup final was held in Cotonou, Benin Republic where Morocco’s Raja Club Athletic defeated Algerian side, JS Kabylie, 2-1 to emerge champions.
CAF is yet to confirm the kick-off time for this year’s final