Here is the remaining of the list of major football tournament in Africa that still continues despite the pandemic.
Tunisia is another country where tournament leaders hold a huge advantage. The four-time African champion Esperance holding a 10-point lead with the remaining 10 rounds. ‘Blood and Gold’ is chasing a fourth title in a row and has excelled before locking, winning 14 matches, and attracting the other two to win 44 points.
Their victory included a 7-1 win by JS Kairouan – the biggest win so far this season. Anice Badri is the Golden Boot candidate despite scoring just six goals. CS Sfaxien is in second place with 34 points, three more than the US Monastir. The team is also seven points ahead of former African champions Club Africana in.
The father of the Khulu Sibiya club pleaded with the national association and Absa Premiership officials to hide their differences and continue the championship. “Our relationship with the Premiership with the association is very fragile and the sooner it is settled in a friendly manner, the better,” said the president of the leading club SuperSport United.
The owners of the tournament want to resume on July 18 to end on August 31. However, the national agency said the referees will only be available from August 1. There is no lost love among organizations with officials trading transactions almost daily in the media, and the restart date has yet to be confirmed.
Football officials say the situation is difficult for the country of Maghreb among those most severely affected in Africa by the pandemic. No date is set to resume the tournament, but there is hope that the Coupe binhlgerie can be completed.
The knockout competition will continue with the second leg quarter-final match. There are top five clubs and three contested second-class clubs. Algiers-based CR Belouizdad topped Ligue Professionnelle 1 with 40 points after 21 matches. It is more than three-time African champion Entente Setif, who played a match more.