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Phakaaathi Reporter
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8 May 2018
2:29 pm

Caf agrees to postpone Sundowns vs Horoya clash

Phakaaathi Reporter

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has agreed to postpone Mamelodi Sundowns’ Champions League clash against Horoya to May 22.

Khama Billiat of Mamelodi Sundowns scoring his second goal with teammates Percy Tau and Themba Zwane at Loftus Versfeld Stadium. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

This is to allow the Brazilians to host Spanish giants FC Barcelona on May 16.

Sundowns were originally scheduled to play Horoya away in Guinea on May, just a day before this much-publicised clash against the La Liga champions.

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“Following a cordial agreement between the two clubs, the Group C Match Day Two clash between Horoya (Guinea) and Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa) has been rescheduled for Tuesday, 22 May 2018 at the Stade 28 September at 16H00 GMT in Conakry, Guinea,” read a Caf statement.

“The match was originally fixed for Tuesday, 15 May 2018, at the same venue, but was postponed at the request of Mamelodi Sundowns,” the statement continued.

Sundowns are set to play FC Barcelona at FNB Stadium on May 16.