Egyptian giants, Zamalek, may not honour the 2019 CAF Super Cup proposed to hold in Qatar.
It will be the first time that the continental champion of the champions match would be played outside Africa, if it eventually holds in the middle-east country.
According to Egyptian publication, Kingfut, Zamalek’s president, Mortada Mansour, revealed the club’s intention of pulling out of the game, if it takes place in Qatar.
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The Egyptian side are to face Champions League winners, Esperance, having lifted the Confederation Cup trophy in May.
The game was supposed to take place in mid-August, but was postponed until CAF reached a verdict regarding the Champions League final VAR controversy.
The organizing committee had to choose a winner between Esperance and Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca, and decided to crown the Tunisian giants.
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Though a date for the cup has not been decided, the decision has angered Mansour.
Egypt and a host of other countries in the middle east severed ties with Qatar in 2017, over allegations of sponsoring terrorism.