The upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying playoff between Morocco and DR Congo now has an extra edge to it after the Moroccan team’s training session in Kinshasa ahead of the first leg was disturbed by unruly Congolese supporters. The Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) has lodged a complaint to FIFA accusing the Congolese Association Football Federation (FECOFA) of poor treatment and the discussion on social media was ignited by videos from the training session in question.
FECOFA has released a formal response to the accusations placing the blame on Morocco’s actions in Kinshasa, stating that they provided excellent accommodations for the visiting Moroccan team but that the Atlas Lions rented their own bus without FECOFA’s knowledge. An article from Foot-Africa on the incident is below followed by Africa Top Sports’ article featuring the written response from FECOFA.
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