As the date for the much awaited round of 32 CAF champions league draws closer, Confederation of African football (CAF) has named match officials for the match involving two Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) sides – MFM and Plateau United.
Nigeria champions, Plateau United who will be the guest of Tunisia giants Etoile Du Sahel on March 6, will have Mustapha Ghorbal as the centre referee and will be assisted by Mokrane Gourari and Ibrahim El Hamlaoui Sidi Ali all from Algeria.
2016/2017 NPFL League runner up, MFM FC will have Senegalese trio of Malang Diedhiou (Refree), Djibrl Camara (AR1), El Hadji Malick Samba (AR2) as their match officials when they take on Mouloudia Club D’Alger at the soccer Temple in Agege, Lagos.
Plateau United dispatched their 2nd round opponent Eding Sport of Cameroon 4-0 aggregate to qualify for the final round of the qualifiers while Etoile Du Sahel defeated Asac Concorde 7-1 aggregate.
MFM on their part edged Malian giants As Bamako 2-1 over the two legs while their opponent Mouloudia Club D’Alger thrashed Otoho of Congo 9-2 on aggregate.
The winner of the ties over two legs will go straight to the group stage of the competition.