Kaizer Chiefs denied visas as Morocco opens a Pandora’s box

14 February 2021 - 00:00 By mninawa ntloko

Morocco appears to have waded into murky water after the North African nation denied Kaizer Chiefs visas this week and pulled the plug on a high-profile Champions League match in a decision that could put the country in a tricky position in the coming weeks.

Chiefs were to face Wydad Athletic in a continental group stage match in Casablanca yesterday but after giving the South Africans the runaround for several days, the Moroccans rejected the Naturena-based club's applications for visas and cited fears over Covid-19 as the reason...

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day or Financial Mail websites? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.