The match pit Tunisian side Esperance against Wydad Casablanca. Chaos ensued when the match officials declined to award Wydad a goal and did not also seek the assistance from the VAR to verify their decision. This angered Moroccan football fans and observers, who strongly argued that the decision of the referee was unjust.
The situation prompted wide backlash from football fans across the continent and worldwide.
Both Moroccan and Tunisian football officials will be in attendance.