Chiefs on the Fence About Morocco Trip Due to "Lack of Communication"

Chiefs on the Fence About Morocco Trip Due to "Lack of Communication"

- Kaizer Chiefs have just released another statement regarding the team's trip to Morocco for a CAF fixture

- According to the statement, the team has postponed their travels as they wait for communication from the Moroccan authorities

- The team is meant to play against Morocco's Wydad Casablanca for a CAF fixture

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The Kaizer Chiefs website recently released another statement regarding their travel woes for a CAF fixture that is meant to take place in Morocco in a few days. According to the statement, the team is still on the fence about the trip.

This is because they have yet to receive any communication on a way forward by the Moroccan authorities about whether or not they will receive special visas to enter the country since they had still not received their visas for the trip besides the fact that they had made all the necessary arrangements quite well in advance.

Floyd Shivambu says Chiefs' visa troubles are due to "colonial backwardness"
"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.
Kaizer Chiefs on the fence about Morocco trip due to "lack of communication"

Kaizer Chiefs have postponed travel plans. Image:@kaizerchiefs
Source: Twitter

"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,"reads a statement on the website.

The confusion around the trip has resulted in many locals taking to social media to share their thoughts on the need for visas to travel between African countries. Meanwhile, other soccer fans jokingly speculated that perhaps Chiefs was having cold feet ahead of the upcoming match.

Briefly.co.za also reported that the EFF's Floyd Shivambu recently headed to Twitter to share his thoughts about Kaizer Chiefs and their troubles traveling to Morocco for a CAF fixture because many of them have not yet received their visas yet.

Chaos for Chiefs as team experience Visa delays ahead of CAF fixture

According to Shivambu, African countries should expedite all visa processing applications in order for them to integrate. Also according to Shivambu, the whole Kaizer Chiefs situation represents "backward colonialism."

"This thing of visas for intra-continental travel represents colonial backwardness. The @_AfricanUnion must expedite the process of an African passport to achieve real integration of the continent," wrote Shivambu in his tweet.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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