FIFA names Turkish officials for Nigeria, Argentina clash


Ahead of the much awaited group decider between Nigeria and Argentina, World football governing body, FIFA, has named Turkish officials for the clash.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles rekindled their dwindling hope by beating Iceland 2-0 courtesy Ahmed Musa’s brace, while Argentina suffered a 3 nil humiliation in the hands of Croatia.

FIFA named Cuneyt Cakir as centre referee, while compatriots Bahattin Duran and Tarik Ongun were appointed as Assistant referee 1 and 2.

Netherlands’ Bjorn Kuipers will work as the 4th official alongside Sanders Van Roekel as the reserve referee.

The match between the Eagles and the Al bi Celeste is slated for Tuesday 7pm Nigeria time.

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