The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has opened an investigation after the incident which occurred following the match between Morocco and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Sunday, the match between Morocco and the Democratic Republic of Congo left its mark. Indeed, the two teams in Group F, who parted in a draw (1-1), were at the center of a big controversy. It all started after the virulent exchange between Chancel Mbemba and the Atlas Lions coach, Walid Regragui.
Then, there was a general fight between the two camps on the field then in the corridor leading to the locker rooms. Subsequently, the main stakeholders made strong statements on these tensions.
This Tuesday, the Confederation of African Football decided to take action.
“CAF has opened an investigation against the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (“FRMF”) and the Congolese Football Federation (“FECOFA”) following the incidents that occurred at the end of the match between Morocco and the Democratic Republic of Congo, during the ninth day of the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations, Ivory Coast 2023. CAF will make no further comment on this matter until the investigation is completed,” we can read on the press release.