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Malian referee for Eagles, Liberia qualifier

15 August 2012, 16:10

Abuja - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Wednesday appointed top grade FIFA referee, Koman Coulibaly of Mali, to take charge of the 2013 African Nations Cup qualifier between Liberia and Nigeria.

This is contained in a statement signed by Ademola Olaijire, the Media Officer of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Super Eagles will take on the Lone Stars of Liberia, in a qualifying match for the 2013 African Cup of Nations, on Sept. 8 in Liberia.

The game, which is the first leg of a two-leg fixture, will come up at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Stadium in Monrovia, the Liberian capital.

According to the statement, the first Assistant Referee is Bala Diarra, Drissa Kamory Niare, the second Assistant Referee and Ousmane Karembe, the Reserve Referee.

``Bolaji Ojo-Oba, the Director of Federations and Elite Athletes Department at the National Sports Commission, was also appointed Match Commissioner for Cote d’Ivoire and Senegal match in Abidjan.

``FIFA Referees Inspector, Linus Mba, also a Nigerian, will be Match Commissioner for the tie between Ghana’s Black Stars and the Flames of Malawi in Kumasi, Ghana.

Peter Edibe, a Nigerian, who is an Assistant Referee, will be the second Assistant Referee for the clash between Sudan and Ethiopia in Omdurman, Sudan.’’ the statement read.



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