Enugu Rangers protest in opposition to Egyptian side Zamalek for fielding an ineligible player in their CAF Champions League tie might be thrown out by using the Confederation of African football, Owngoalnigeria.com is familiar with.
Zamalek thrashed Enugu Rangers 1-four in Egypt last weekend of their first leg last CAF Champions League qualifiers tie, however the Nigerians protested that Zamalek fielded an ineligible player in Hossam Paulo, who incidentally scored probably the most goals.
Rangers despatched a protest to CAF complaining that Hossam Paulo will not be eligible for the tie as he’s additionally registered by means of Smouha, for their CAF Confederation Cup games this season, citing a provision of the competition ideas which states that a player cannot play for various teams in CAF club tournaments in same season.
then again, Africa soccer knowledgeable Lotfi Wada pushed aside Rangers protest as a ruse, and clearly explained why it could be thrown out by way of CAF in an exclusive chat with Owngoalnigeria.com.
” Hossam Paulo was once registered by Zamalek for their CAF Champions League marketing campaign on the thirtieth of January with Zamalek paying the same old nice for late registration”, Lofti informed Owngoalnigeria.com.
” even if he was once in Smouha’s list for the CAF Confederations Cup, but he didn’t play in any of their video games, which makes him logically eligible to play for Zamalek. If he had played for Smouha, Zamalek would’ve been kicked out by CAF.
” furthermore two weeks before their game towards Rangers, Zamalek requested CAF if their late registered players would be allowed to play in the round of sixteen, and CAF gave them the fairway gentle as there’s now a single round, which is the round of 16 when you’re given a bye like the case of Zamalek”.
From Lofti’s rationalization Enugu Rangers will now focus on overturning the 1-4 loss they suffered in Egypt, when Zamalek seek advice from them in Enugu this weekend for the return tie.