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CAF names Nigerian refs for continental ties

26 February 2014, 21:05

Abuja - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named Nigerian referees to handle one of the first round matches of the 2014 Champions League.

The Referees’ Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) released the list of the referees on Wednesday in Abuja.

The list also released names of Nigerian referees to handle one of the African Women Championship qualifying matches.

According to the list, one complete set of Nigerian male referees will handle the second leg match between Al-Ahly Benghazi of Libya and Berekum Chelsea of Ghana.

The other set who are females will officiate the second leg match of the African Women Championship (AWC) qualifiers between Ghana and Burkina Faso.

For the Champions League encounter to be played in Libya between the weekend of March 7 and 9, Abubakar Ago will be at the centre and will be assisted by Peter Edibi.

Abel Baba will be the second Assistant referee, while Henry Ogunyamodi is the fourth official.

The AWC qualifier taking place in Ghana between the weekend of Feb. 28 and March 2 will see Folusho Ajayi as the centre referee.

The first Assistant referee will be Bosede Momoh with Hulda Nkwocha as the second Assistant referee, while Hadiza Musa is the fourth official.

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