Vanguard (Lagos)

Nigeria/Cote d'Ivoire: Afcon - Algerian Ref for Eagles, Elephants

The Organising Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) rose from its meeting Friday after appointing Algerian Referee Haimoudi Djamel to be at the centre of the match between the Elephants of Cote d'Ivoire and the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Djamel will be assisted byAchik Redouane of Morroco, Dos Santos of Angola and Al Ahrach Bouchaib of Morocco while the designated Match Commissioner is Anjorin Moucharafou of Benin Republic.

In another development, three Nigerians will be on duty when South Africa meets Mali in what is expected to be an explosive quarter final match in Group A based in Durban.

Paul Bassey, the General Coordinator of the group will lead a team that comprises General Dominic Oneya, Match Commissioner and Peter Edibe second assistant referee.

The match will be handled by Alioum Neant of Cameroun, assisted by compatriot Evarist Mekouande andJanny Sikaweze of Zambia.

The third quarter final involving Ghana and Cape Verde will be refereed by Seechurn Rajinjapasad of Mauritius while Yeo Songofolo of Cote d'Ivoire and Jean Claude Birumushashu of Burundi will be first and second assistant respectively.

For Burkina Faso and Togo the Senegalese trio of Diatta Badara, Camara Djibril and Al Haji Malick Samba will handle the match assisted by Camillle Bernard of Seychelles as fourth official.

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