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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 18:13 - Updated Tue, 14 Aug 2012 18:12

Angola to have four clubs in Afrocups in 2013


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Luanda - Angola will have again in 2013, four teams in competitions under the auspices of the African Football Confederation (CAF), a year after the reduction of two clubs due to failure in the previous season of Afrocups.

According to the vice chairperson of the Angolan Football Federation (FAF) for international  relations, João Lusivikueno, speaking on Radio 5 in Luanda, the institution was notified on Monday by the CAF on the subject.

“We received a letter on Monday from the Secretary General of CAF that informs us about the return in the group of 12 countries entitled to four teams in Afrocups for next soccer season” - said the official.

“The performance of Interclube in this edition of the tournament of continental confederation where they qualified for the group stage, is one of the main reasons that deserved the positive decision of the CAF.  1º de Agosto and Petro-Atletico de Luanda had also reached the group stage in Afrocups”, he justified.

With this decision, Angola will compete in the next edition with the national champions and runners up to access the African Champions League), third place and the winner of the confederation cup.