Gambian Ref Gassama For Nigeria/Ethiopia Match

Reports from the World football-governing body, FIFA, says the body has appointed Gambian official, Bakary Papa Gassama as the Referee for next week’s 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Nigeria and Ethiopia in Calabar.
Gassama, 34, became an international referee in 2007 and has
officiated several high-profile qualifying matches and at various tournaments.
The Gambian will be assisted by Angesom Ogbamariam (Assistant Referee
1) from Eritrea, who was born in 1971 and had been an international
assistant referee since 1999.
Felicien Kabanda from Rwanda, 42 and who has been an international assistant referee for 11 years, will be Assistant Referee 2.
The 4th Official is Maudo Jallow, born in 1979 and who has been an
international referee for the past four years. He is Gambian.
FIFA also appointed renowned Senegalese official Badara Sene as
Referee Assessor and CAF Executive Committee member, Moucharafou
Anjorin of Benin Republic as Match Commissioner. David Sabir from Bermuda is the Security Officer.
Nigeria won the first leg 2-1 in Addis Ababa on 13 October and the
African champions are favourites to conclude the fixture in their favour next week, to book one of Africa’s tickets to Brazil for the biggest football festival on earth next year summer.


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