Kaizer Chiefs have admitted they are in limbo and may not make it to Morocco for their Caf assignment.

Amakhosi are set to play Wydad Athletic in their Caf Champions League group C fixture in Casablanca on Saturday.

But they cannot do so without the visas, required to enter the North African country.

South Africa has been listed as high risk in terms of the Covid-19 pandemic and South African citizens may not allowed entry into Morocco due to the strict Covid-19 regulation in the country.

The team was due to fly to Casablanca on Wednesday, but the club said they have moved their trip to Thursday.

“Due to the hold up with the issuing of visas to Morocco and lack of communication from the Moroccan football federation and authorities on the matter that involves Kaizer Chiefs travelling to the north African country, the club had no option but to move their travel to tomorrow, pending the resolution of the matter and cooperation from all the relevant parties,” the club said in a statement.

“Kaizer Chiefs can confirm that the club has fulfilled all the requirements needed for their travel, including all Covid-19 protocols requirements for their trip.
After all the planning and again waiting at the Moroccan Embassy in Pretoria, the club have still not been issued with visas required for entry into Morocco for their maiden CAF group stage match against Wydad Athletic.

“The club remains in limbo as all lines of communication seem to have been shut down as the club and Safa have not received any correspondence from the Moroccan authorities on this matter.”

Amakhosi, however, are hopeful they could still travel, pinning their hopes on the football governing body and the embassy.

“We will continue to collaborate with Safa and the SA Embassy in Morocco to try and engage Caf so that we can get the matter resolved. The club is still waiting for the issuing of visas and will once again attempt to obtain visas from the Moroccan Embassy in Pretoria today.”

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