CAF the football governing body in Africa has canceled the CAF Confederation game between AS Kigali and KCCA FC.
This was confirmed on Wednesday 23rd December in a letter written to KCCA Football Club.
KCCA FC did not have the recommended number of players to have the game take place.
This is because a number of players tested positive of COVID 19 and could not travel to Kigali Rwanda
According to CAF AFCON organizing committee which is also in line with the FIFA laws of the game, each match must be played if the team has at least 11 players including (GOAL KEEPER) + 4 substitutes.
According to COVID 19 regulations, if a team does not have the minimum number of players (11 players including goal keeper) + 4 substitutes to play a match the team will be considered to have lost the match 2-0.
In exceptional circumstances the organizing committee will be consulted for a final decision concerning the match.
CAF was consulted prior to the team traveling to Kigali, Rwanda for the game and also when the COVID 19 tests where done in Rwanda, the results were communicated to CAF and a decision to cancel the game and hand the host team a 2-0 advantage was made.
KCCA FC was to play AS Kigali on Wednesday 23rd December 2020 in Kigali Rwanda.
The decision means AS Kigali have the first leg advantage with a 2-0 score.
The return leg will be played on 6th January 2021 in Kampala.