Algeria 2023: CAF names officials for Nigeria/Morocco clash

AFCON 2023 qualifiers

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named Malian official Ousmane Diakate as centre referee for Wednesday’s clash between Nigeria and Morocco in Constantine.

The match is at the ongoing Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Queency Clodia Victoire from Mauritius will be the match’s Assistant Referee 1, while Cape Verde’s Djêry Gomes Lopes will be Assistant Referee 2.

Ben Amisy Tsimanohitsy from Madagascar will serve as fourth official while Negash Teklit Negassi from Eritrea will be the Match Commissioner.

Raphael Evehe Divine from Cameroon will be in the role of Referees Assessor and Gabonese Eric Otogo Castane will be the General Coordinator.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that at the 12-team tournament, the first two top-placed teams in each of the three groups will advance to the quarter-finals.

They are to be joined by the best two third-placed teams.

The quarter-final matches will produce the four semi-finalists, who will also automatically qualify as Africa’s representatives at this year’s FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals.(NAN)

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