Mansour accused GF president of bribery

The President of Generation Foot was reportedly stopped at Cairo International airport by authorities after being accused with intent of bribing match officials in the CAF Champions League.

With Generation Foot departing Cairo after refusing to play after the second leg of their first roud fixture was postponed, Zamalek were promptly declared as winners by the means of a walkover result.

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And as the Senegalese side departed Egypt, reports in the West African nation claim the club's president Mady Toure was held in custody for questioning before their trip to Paris.

According to WIWSport, Zamalek president Mortada Mansour accused Toure of intentions to bribe the match officials that were scheduled for the round of 32 Champions League clash.

However, it's now been revealed that no evidence was found agaist Toure, who was later released for the flight.
 
In relation to the controversy the transpired resulting in Zamalek advancing to the group stages of Africa's elite club competition, CAF stated that the incident is being looked into.
 
"CAF has been closely following the situation regarding the second leg, of the second preliminary round, of the Total CAF Champions League 2019/20, between Zamalek (Egypt) and Generation Foot (Senegal), which was due to take place over the weekend.
 
"The relevant CAF bodies and representatives are currently examining the situation and further information and updates will be issued in due time."

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