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CAF appoints Kenyans to officiate for Dream Team, Congo tie

24 June 2015, 16:00Israel Ojoko

Lagos - The Confederation of African Football has appointed Kenyan officials to handle the African U-23 Championship qualifier between Nigeria and Congo, scheduled for Sunday, July 19 at the National Stadium, Abuja.

Referee Anthony Ogwayo will be accompanied by countrymen Gilbert Cheruiyot (Assistant Referee 1), Joshua Achila (Assistant Referee 2) and Andrew Juma Otieno (Reserve Referee).

Also read: Dream Team to face Congo-Brazaville for Olympic Qualifier

CAF has also picked Alim Konate Aboubakar from Cameroon as Match Commissioner, according to the Nigeria Football Federation.

For the return leg billed for the weekend of August 2 in Pointe Noire, CAF has appointed Egyptian match officials led by Mohamed Marouf (Referee). Compatriots Mahmoud Ahmed Abo El Regal (Assistant Referee 1), Samir Gamal Saad (Assistant Referee 2) and Mahmoud Zakria El Banna (Reserve Referee) will accompany him.

Bernard Mfubusa from Burundi will be the Match Commissioner.

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