South Sudan referees to handle Niger – Egypt Afcon qualifier


The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has selected South Sudan referees to handle a 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying match between Niger and Egypt.

Egypt beat Niger 6-0 in their first meeting in Group J in September last year.

Ring Nyier Akech Malong will be the centre referee for the match which will take place at the Niamey Stade General Senyi Koountche on March 23rd.

The other officials selected are; Gasim Madir Dehiya, George Primato Olibo as assistant referees and Alier Michael James as the fourth official. Mauritania’s Mohamed Abdatt Bilal will be the commissioner for the match, while Sidi Bekaye Magassa from Mali will be the referee assessor.

Group J leaders Tunisia and Egypt have already qualified for the 2019 AFCON to take place in Egypt.

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