Nigeria – Ghana: FIFA has changed the officials of the match

Nigeria vs Ghana

FIFA, football’s world governing body, has made minor changes to the list of officials for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup play-off match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and Ghana’s Black Stars.

The duo ended the traditional rivalry tango in a two-legged clash that will decide who will decide one of the five African places at this year’s FIFA World Cup finals, first on Friday 25 March in Cape Coast and then on Tuesday 29 March in Abuja.

Morocco’s Ridwane Jade (referee), Garlick Azgao (assistant referee 1), Mustafa Akarkad (assistant referee 2) and Samir Gizaz (fourth official) were named in the latest appointment sheet sent to the Nigeria Football Federation in the first round. Cape. Was retained for the Coast, but Uganda’s Mando Humphrey has now replaced South Africa’s David Jonas van Vuuren as safety officer.

The official VAR referee will be the Dutchman Bernie Raymond Bloem, who will be assisted by compatriot Rob Dieprink, and the assistant referee will be Atanas Incubato from Rwanda. The match commissioner will be Gregorio Badupa from Guinea-Bissau, and the general coordinator will be Victor Lawrence Lowell from South Sudan.

Back in Abuja, FIFA replaced former FIFA referee Issam Abdul Fattah Abdul Hameed to act as referee evaluator. He will be replaced by another former FIFA referee, Senegalese Badara Diata.

Sadouq Selmi (Tunisia, referee) Khalil Hassani (Tunisia; assistant referee 1); Atiya Asmeid (Libya; 2nd assistant referee) and Haitham Girat (Tunisia; 4th official) were retained, as were France’s Jerome Bersard (VAR) and Willy Louis Delage (VAR assistant); Prince Kai Saki (Sierra Leone; Match Commissioner) and Cabello Busilong (South Africa; General Coordinator).

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