Kaizer Chiefs have arrived safely in Tanzania, Dar-es-Salaam wary of the dirty tricks they may encounter in the country ahead of their second leg Caf Champions League second leg quarterfinal clash against Simba on Saturday.
The match will take place at the Benjamin Mkapa Stadium (15:00). The ‘Glamour Boys’ thrashed Simba 4-0 in the first leg in Soweto, FNB Stadium last Saturday and will be looking to finish off the job in Tanzania.
CHIEFS LAND SAFELY
Kaizer Chiefs have arrived in Tanzania, Dar ES Salaam for the Caf Champions League second leg quarterfinal clash against Simba on Saturday afternoon.
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Chiefs released a statement on Wednesday afternoon stating that the “travelling party also did their Covid-19 test as required by law before travelling out of the country.
“We received a clean bill of health for the second time in less than seven days in as far as testing for the Coronavirus is concerned. Before Wednesday, the team last tested last Friday ahead of their home game against Simba at FNB Stadium.
“As required by the rules of Caf, the team will be expected to test once again in Dar es Salaam ahead of the game, and we are confident that we will receive an all clear as it has been with all our travels to other countries, including Angola, Burkina Faso, Guinea and Cameroon.
“We have noted with concern some reports and murmurings about tampering with results but believe that we will not experience anything of that nature from the Tanzanian authorities.
“In the spirit of fair play, football is a game that’s played on the pitch and the results should be determined on the pitch. We look forward to a memorable time in Dar es Salaam as we continue to represent the hopes of our supporters in the continental competition.”
— Kaizer Chiefs (@KaizerChiefs) May 20, 2021
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