Abuja - Nigeria
will have two referees at the forthcoming All Africa Games, as the Confederation
of African Football has invited two Nigerian referees to officiate at the
football tournaments of the 11th All-Africa Games, taking place
in Brazzaville, Congo, from the 3rd-18th of September this year.
Amao Opeyemi will officiate in the men’s event, Bosede Momoh will be involved
in the women’s tournament.
CAF also picked Nigerian referees Abel Baba and Ferdinand Udoh
as assistant referee 1 and reserve referee respectively for the CAF Champions
League group A match between Moghreb Tetouan of Morocco and Smouha FC of Egypt,
billed for Tetouan on August 23.
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will present teams in both football tournaments of the 11th All-Africa Games,
unlike the no-show that the country had at the 10th All-Africa
Games in Maputo, Mozambique in 2011.
Super Falcons, winners over Mali in the qualifiers for women's event of the
All-Africa Games, will contest against host Congo-Brazzaville, Tanzania and
Cote d’Ivoire in Group A. Group B has Cameroon, Egypt, South Africa and Ghana.
men’s version, the Dream Team will battle Ghana, Senegal and Egypt in Group B.
Group A has host Congo-Brazzaville, Sudan, Zimbabwe and Burkina Faso.