African Champions League final to be replayed after original game abandoned

• Second leg, and trophy, had been awarded to Esperance
• Wydad Casablanca left pitch after equaliser was disallowed

The second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed after the original fixture was abandoned and the match awarded to Esperance when Wydad Casablanca left the pitch following a disputed decision.

The Confederation of African Football’s executive committee, meeting in Paris on the fringes of the Fifa congress, decided on Wednesday to restage the match at a neutral ground in a decision that could spark an immediate legal challenge.

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