Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Caf names Ghanaian referees for Super Eagles

Caf names Ghanaian referees for Super Eagles
Officials from the anglophone West African nation have been picked for Saturday's first leg African Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Congo
Referees from Ghana have been picked by the Confederation of African Football to take charge of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Congo billed for Saturday at the UJ Esuene Stadium, Calabar.
39-year-old Joseph Lamptey is a Fifa referee will be at the centre while he will be assisted by compatriots Abdul Malik Seidu and David Laryea.
Agbovi who was named the best referee in the Ghana Premier League last season serves as the fourth official  while Abdoulkadri Boube from Niger will serve as match commissioner..
The quartets are expected in Nigeria on Thursday with the Congolese to land in the country on Wednesday.
Clashes between Nigeria and Congo at international level are few and far between, but the Devils famously held the Eagles to a 0-0 draw in Lagos in a group phase match at the 2000 Africa Cup of Nations, and last year, the Golden Eaglets mauled the Congo U-17 side 7-0 at the African U-17 Championship in Morocc
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