The Tunisian authorities are considering allowing the public to attend the Esperance and Al-Ahly summit

A source from the Tunisian government announced that the authorities are studying Esperance's request to allow its fans to attend, on an exceptional basis, the expected match against Al-Ahly of Egypt in the first leg of the semi-finals of the African Champions League next Saturday at Rades Stadium.

The source told the German News Agency (dpa) that a meeting was held at the headquarters of the government in the presence of representatives of the ministries of health and the interior and the head of the football branch of the Esperance Club, Riyad Belnour, to consider the possibility of allowing the fans to attend the stadium.

The source explained that the meeting is in the process of defining the strict logistical and health conditions in order to enable the fans to enter, including conducting quick analyzes of the Corona virus in front of the stadium and imposing social distancing in the stands.

There is talk of allowing at least 5,000 fans to attend the match, knowing that the stadium has a capacity of 60,000 spectators.

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