2022 World Qualifiers: Ten thousand spectators for Côte d’Ivoire-Cameroon
The Elephants of Côte d’Ivoire face the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on Monday September 6 at 7:00 p.m. For this meeting counting for the second day of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, Côte d’Ivoire will play on its bases at Ebimpé in front of 10,000 spectators. This is the number of places that was granted by the African Football Confederation (Caf) to the Ivorian Football Federation (Fif) The Ivorian football body, in a letter addressed to the umbrella of African football, had wished to receive at least 20,000 spectators at the Alassane Ouattara Olympic stadium in Ebimpé. This request is not fully accepted by the Caf, because of the Caf and FIFA match protocols in relation to Covid-19 which clearly stipulate that all matches must be played behind closed doors. It is therefore an exceptional authorization of 10,000 places, which the Caf granted to Côte d’Ivoire after having analyzed and assessed the request from a medical point of view in accordance with the requirements of the stadium, security and safety. of the site .