CAF appoints Beninoise, Burkinabe as match officials for Pillars, Tornadoes matches


The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed the Beninoise referee to officiate the return leg match involving Nigeria’s Kano Pillars and Asante Kosoko in the Champions League preliminary rounds

In the same vein, a Burkinabe has been appointed to handle the Confederation Cup game between Niger Tornadoes and Sabrina de Conakry on August 23/24.

Pillars host Ashanti Kotoko in the first leg in Kano on Saturday August 10, while Minna-based Tornadoes clash with Santoba de Conakry, Guinea, in Kaduna on the same date – August 10.

For the Ashanti Kotoko – Kano Pillars return clash, which will hold between August 23 and 25 in Kumasi, CAF appointed Benin’s Djindo Louis Houngnandande as center referee, with the trio of Gbemassianlan Narcisse, Eric Ayimavo Ayami Utrich and AL Fadel Adegnika to assist him. Andy Quamie from Liberia is the match commissioner.

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For the Sabrina de Conakry versus Niger Tornadoes Confederation Cup second leg match in Conakry, CAF appointed Burkina Faso’s Boureima Sanogo as centre referee, to be assisted by Ahabou Abdoura Wobgo, Daouda Traore and Hamidou Diego, while the match commissioner is Frederick Eric Grentsil from Ghana.


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