Ivorian Refs For Nigeria/DR Congo Battle

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has picked referees from Cote d’Ivoire to officiate the second round-second leg match between Nigeria and Congo Democratic Republic on Sunday at the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abeokuta.
The centre referee is 29-year-old Abou Coulibaly who became international referee in 2013. He is to be assisted by compatriots, 43-year-old Mamadou Sherif Bogbe and 34-year-old Kouame Gabriel Kangaha. Tangba Kambou, 39, who got his license as an international
referee, would serve as the fourth official while Lady Combo Zeta Wesley from Liberia is the Match Commissioner.
Meanwhile, the Ogun State Football Federation led by hard working Alhaji Ganiu Majekodunmi is mobilising all forces for a hitch-free match.
Majekodunmi disclosed that Mrs. Olufunso Amosun, the Ogun State’s First Lady would be the Special Guest of Honour and she is expected to grace the match with her husband, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, the Executive Governor of the ‘Gateway State.’
Also expected is commissioner for Youth and Sport; Justice Dehinde Soremi, the patron
of Ogun FA, The Iyalode of Yorubaland, Chief (Mrs.) Alaba Lawson and a host of other high ranking officials in the state.


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