Lagos - The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has decided to push forward the round of 32, first leg match between Moghreb Tetouan of Morocco and Kano Pillars in the Champions League, Supersport reports.
The Nigerian champions were attacked by armed robbers and that left five players injured.
Kano Pillars were travelling by road to Owerri for their first NPFL duel against Heartland last Saturday.
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Gambo Muhammed, Eneji Otekpa, Adamu Murtala, Reuben Ogbonnaya and Ubong Ekpai were the five players left seriously wounded after the attack.
Caf stated that it had got in touch with the Moroccan Football Federation and Moghreb Tetouan on the incident concerning Kano Pillars and their request to have the game moved forward. The Moroccans accepted to have the first leg shifted by a week from its original date of March 14.
Kano Pillars announced through their Twitter account that Caf has communicated to them on the shift in date for the first leg match billed for Morocco.
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