Sikazwe to take charge of Eagles, Pharaohs clash

Super Eagles training
Super Eagles training

Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe will be in the centre when the Super Eagles take on the Pharaohs of Egypt in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Day 3 qualifying match at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna on Friday, March 25.
The 37 –year old has been an international referee since 2007.
Football’s African ruling body, CAF also appointed Arsenio Chadreque Marengula from Mozambique as assistant referee 1, while Zambians Romeo Kasengele and Wisdom Chewe will serve as assistant referee 2 and reserve referee respectively.
CAF also named Abbasi Ssendyowa from Uganda as match commissioner for the big Group G game.
For the return leg in Alexandria on Tuesday, March 29, which will kick off at 7pm Egypt time at the Borg el Arab Stadium, veteran South African official Daniel Frazer Bennett will be at the centre.
He will be assisted by compatriots Zakhele Thusi Siwela (assistant referee 1), Peter Chauke (assistant referee 2) and Kulasande Qongqo. The match commissioner is Moroccan Said Belkhayat.
Nigeria welcomes Egypt on Friday, March 25 with the match at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium starting at 4pm Nigeria time.

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