Abuja - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has picked Rajindraparsad Seechurn of Mauritius as centre referee for Wednesday’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and South Africa in Uyo.
This is contained in a statement on Sunday in Abuja by
Ademola Olajire, the Assistant Director, Communications, Nigeria
Football Federation (NFF).
Seechurn will be assisted by countrymen, Balkrishna Bootun as
Assistant Referee 1, Vivian Vally as Assistant Referee 2 and Parmendra
Nunkoo as Reserve Referee.
appointed Cameroonian Abel Mbengue as Security Officer, to assist the
Match Commissioner, Laryea Louis, from Ghana.
According to the statement, the South African delegation to Wednesday’s match will arrive in Uyo on Monday evening.
"Although the South African Football Association (SAFA) does
not have the permit to land their chartered aircraft at the Ibom
International Airport in Uyo, the NFF is working round the clock to
ensure permit is granted for their plane before it departs Johannesburg
at 1 p.m. on Monday,’’ it said.
The delegation will be composed of 26 players and 15 officials.
NAN reports that South Africa currently lead Group A with 11
points from five matches, while Nigeria are in second place with seven
points from five matches.