Grisha, Gassama to take charge of Nigeria Vs Cameroon World Cup qualifiers


As the much-awaited clash between Nigeria Super Eagles and Cameroon indomitable Lions draws near, world football governing body FIFA has announced the officials for the doubleheader.
Egyptian Ghead Grisha has been appointed to take charge of the first-leg at the Goodswill Akpabio stadium Uyo on September 1. He is to be assisted by Moroccan Redouane Achik (AR1) Waleed Ahmed Ali (AR2) Sudan and Mohammed Zakaria (Egypt) 4th official. Zimbabwe’s former FIFA badge referee Felix Tangawarima will be match assessor with Congo’s Jean Medard Kossa as match commissioner.

The return-leg is scheduled for stade Omnisport in Yaoundé with Gambian Papa Gassama appointed to be in charge. He is to be assisted by Jean Birmurushahu (Burundi, AR1), Aden Marwa Range (kenya, AR2), Maudo Jallo (Gambia, 4th official). South Africa’s former referee Jerome kelvyn Damon will be match assessor with Sudanese Ossama Hassan as match commissioner.

Both referees, Papa Gassama and Ghead Grisha have previously taken charge of Nigeria’s games in the ongoing World Cup qualifiers.

Grisha was at the centre in Ndola, Zambia when Super Eagles defeated the Chipolopolo 2-1 in matchday of the group qualifiers. While Gassama was at the centre in Uyo where Nigeria defeated Algeria 3-1.

The kick off for the first leg is fixed at 5pm while second leg is 4pm.

About Ekine Moseph 132 Articles
Ekine Moseph is a Nigerian and German football enthusiast, Football writer, Nigeria league content provider and Editor-in-chief Follow him on Twitter: @ekine4

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply