African Nations Championship: Political kasala and spotting talent – Preview and all you need know about CHAN
, 2023-01-13 11:23:05,
- By Maher Mezahi
- Football Writer, Algeria
Di African Nations Championship (CHAN) wey dey happun evri two years go kick off for Algeria for 13 January.
No confuse am wit di Confederation of African Football’s (Caf) oda pan African competition wey dem dey call di African Cup of Nations.
Dis na as kontris wey dey play for CHAN fit only use players wey normally dey play for local leagues.
So Algeria no fit use Riyad Mahrez and Senegal no go fit use Sadio Mane.
But before we enta dat one, di political kasala don dey create tension for di tournament. Why Morocco comot?
Holders no go come
For dat last minute pull-out to make sense, you need to understand di political background.
Di relationship between Morocco and Algeria don get wahala for many decades, sake of plenti quarrel dem don get ova territory, but for August 2021, na wen mata scata pata-pata as Algeria break diplomatic ties and close dia airspace to Moroccan aircraft.
On 27 December, FRMF president and budget minister delegate Fouzi Lekjaa announce say unless di team fit land for di main city, Constantine gan-gan wia dem go play dia matches for Royal Air Maroc flight, di Atlas Lions go pull-out.
But none of di kontris decide to move from dia stand and Caf too no gree tok even though BBC don ask dem plenti…
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