Caf has announced the postponement of the 2022 Fifa World Cup qualification match between Guinea and Morocco.
The game was billed to take place on Monday, September 6.
However, it has been moved to a yet to be announced date due to security concerns in Conakry.
gunfire has been heard against the backdrop of a reported coup d’etat attempt.
“The current political and security situation in Guinea is quite volatile and is being closely monitored by Fifa and Caf,” a statement on Caf website read.
“To ensure the safety and security of all players and to protect all match officials.”
“Fifa and Caf have decided to postpone the Fifa World Cup 2022 qualifying match Guinea vs. Morocco.”
“It had scheduled to be hosted in Conakry, Guinea, on Monday 6 September.”
“Rescheduling information will be made available at a later date.”
According to the BBC, “hours of gunfire” by a unit of the country’s special forces outside the country’s presidential palace was a coup attempt that has resulted in several casualties.
Local sources have reported that the Morocco players are safe.
Although midfielder Sofyan Amrabat posted a video to his Instagram story showing policemen in the streets.