.As CAF Picks Mauritiun Refs For AFCON Battle With Nigeria –
The delegation of the Bafana Bafana of South Africa for Wednesday’s African Nations Cup final group qualifying match against the Super Eagles of Nigeria will arrive in Uyo on Monday evening.
Although, the South Africa Football Association does not have the permit to land their chartered aircraft at the Ibom International Airport, the Nigeria Football Federation is working round the clock to ensure permit is granted for their plane before it departs Johannesburg at 1pm on Monday. The delegation will be composed of 26 players and 15 officials.
Meanwhile, the Confederation of African Football, CAF, has picked Rajindraparsad Seechurn of Mauritius as Referee for the qualifier.
Seechurn will be assisted by his countrymen, Balkrishna Bootun as Assistant Referee 1, Vivian Vally as Assistant Referee 2 and Parmendra Nunkoo as Reserve Referee.
To underscore the importance of the match, CAF has appointed Cameroonian Abel Mbengue as Security Officer, to assist the Match Commissioner, Laryea Louis from Ghana.