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Moroccan officials for Nigeria vs Namibia tie

08 January 2016, 10:06Israel Ojoko

Lagos - Moroccan officials have will oversee proceedings when Nigeria U17 girls take on their Namibian counterpart in a World Cup qualifier on Saturday in Abuja.

Match officials from Morocco, led by Referee Lamyaa Lourarhi, have arrived in Abuja. The team includes Karima Khadiri (assistant referee 1), Zahra Jalal (assistant referee 2) and Bouchra Karboubi (reserve referee).

They are accommodated at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, according to the Nigeria Football Federation.

Also read: Namibia delegation arrive in Nigeria for Flamingos

The match commissioner, Florence Marie Aimee Biagui from Senegal, was also being expected in Abuja on Thursday afternoon.

Nigeria’s U-17 girls begin another World Cup qualification journey on Saturday when they take on the Baby Gladiators of Namibia in a second round, first leg match at the National Stadium Complex, Abuja.

The return leg has been scheduled to take place at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, Windhoek on Friday, January 22.

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