With tension brewing between Morocco and Egypt over the hosting of the CAF Champions League final, Moroccan have demanded the relocation of the CAF headquarters back to East Africa where it was founded.

The Moroccans accused Egypt of using the CAF Headquarters in their country to their advantage and want countries like Kenya, Ethiopia, Rwanda among others whose national teams and clubs have underperformed in CAF competitions to host the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football {CAF}.

“The Egyptian Al-Ahly team is used to accepting its complaints and refusing to hold some matches on some dates, and some stadiums and CAF respond to most of the complaints of this club.”

“The CAF headquarters in Egypt should be reconsidered, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea and Kenya are countries where we may see a strong CAF that does not care about the pressures of teams or football associations,” A Moroccan media said in a statement.

When first founded, the CAF headquarters were in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, before moving to Cairo in 2002 where it remained ever since.

While on February 12th 2020, an agreement was made between CAF and the Egyptian government, which recognized Africa’s football governing body as an international Non-Governmental Organization for 10 years and shall be automatically renewed.