CAF Appoints Egyptian Referee For Rivers United, El Nasr Confederation Cup Clash
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By Vitus Michael
Africa’s football ruling body, the Confederation of Africa Football, CAF has appointed Egypt’s referee, Mohamed Maarouf Eid Mansour to officiate Rivers United’s Confederation’s Cup playoff first leg tie against El Nasr Benghazi.
The match will hold at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Rivers State on Wednesday, November 2.
The 35-year-old will be assisted by compatriots, Mohamed Abouzid Halhal (Assistant I), Ahmed Hossam Eldin (Assistant II) and Mohamed Adel Elsaid Hussien (Fourth referee).
Prince Kai Saquee from Sierra Leone will serve as Match Commissioner, Mendy John John Frank from Gambia as Referee assessor while Ozi Salami Abdulrahim works as COVID-19 Officer.
According to Rivers United Media Officers, Charles Mayuku, the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL champions and El Nasr Benghazi will clash for the first time at club level on Wednesday in Total Energies CAF Confederation’s Cup additional playoff round 1st leg encounter that promises lots of fireworks.
Kick-off is scheduled for 2pm.