Nigeria Premier League sides, Enyimba and Rangers have been listed by FIFA amongst 16 top African clubs that will take part in a post-COVID-19 fundraising tournament.
GoalBall gathered that popularity in the African continent is principally the criteria for the selection of the teams.
Esperance of Tunisia, Al Ahly of Egypt, Kaiser Chiefs of South Africa, TP Mazembe of Congo DR and Accra Hearts of Oak of Ghana are some of the listed African clubs for the tournament scheduled to hold on home and away format.
Others are Zamalek of Egypt, Orlando Pirates of South Africa, Kampala City Club KCC of Uganda, Zesco United of Zambia, El Merreikh of Sudan, Gor Mahia of Kenya, AS Vita of Congo,, Raja Casablanca and Wydad both of Morocco.
According to FIFA, such tournament would be held in other continents but did not put a time frame.
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The global football body only disclosed that the tournament would only take place ‘when it is safe for fans to return to the stadium’.
This article was most recently revised and updated 8 months ago