Ivory Coast: World Cup 2022, several packages among elephants, but the match against Cameroon will not be played behind closed doors, CAF allows 10,000 spectators on Monday in Ebimpé

Initially scheduled behind closed doors, the match against Cameroon counting for the second day of the preliminary round of the 2022 World Cup scheduled for Qatar, will finally be played in front of the public.

The African Football Confederation (CAF) has exceptionally authorized the presence of 10,000 spectators to attend the match against the Indomitable Lions scheduled for Monday, September 06, 2021 at the Alassane Ouattara d’Ebimpé stadium.

If this decision is to be welcomed, however the proteges of coach Patrice Beaumelle will be handicapped by numerous absences.

“After having communicated the list of 30 players last Thursday within the framework of the first two days of the preliminaries of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, the national coach Patrice Beaumelle is obliged to make changes for reasons beyond his control.

The Torino player must perfect his preparation with his club following his participation in the Olympics.

Ousmane Ouattara (Chippa United FC South Africa) is expected to join Abidjan on Monday evening to expand the group, ”said the Ivorian Football Federation Normalization Committee (CONOR-FIF).

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