Egyptian side, Smouha have asked CAF to change the venue of their match against Nigerian giants Enyimba in the Champions League citing security reasons.
The round of 32 stage match will hold on March 15 in Aba while the second leg will be in Alexandria two weeks later.
Sources in the Egyptian side revealed to supersport.com that the team officials asked CAF to change the venue of the match for security reasons after the robbery attack against Nigerian champions Kano Pillars during the week while they were travelling to a league match.
Kano Pillars bus was shot by gunmen and the incident left five players of the Nigerian club injured.The Alexandria-based club are worried about the security concerns in parts of the West African nation. However, the security issues in Nigeria have mostly been isolated to the northeast of the country except for a few attacks in the northern region. Smouha are still waiting for CAF’s reply on the request to have their clash at Enyimba moved to another venue.Watch The Premier League Live!! with EXPRESSVPN the #1 Trusted Name in VPN