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15.08.2022 Football News

Benin referee Issa Mouhamed to officiate first-leg of Ghana’s CHAN qualifier against Nigeria

By Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Benin referee Issa Mouhamed to officiate first-leg of Ghanas CHAN qualifier against Nigeria
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Benin referee, Issa Mouhamed has been appointed by CAF to take charge of the first leg of the crucial clash between Ghana and Nigeria in the final round of the qualifiers for the 2023 CHAN tournament.

Ghana’s Black Galaxies after missing the last three editions of the CHAN tournament are determined to overcome Nigeria to seal qualification to next year’s tournament in Algeria.

Ahead of the first leg of the contest against Nigeria, CAF has handed appointments to Benin officials to handle the match.

“Issa Mouhamed from Benin will officiate Ghana's Championship of African Nations (CHAN) 1st leg qualifier against Nigeria at the Cape Coast stadium.

“He will be assisted by compatriots, Eric Ayimavo Ayamr Ulrich (Assistant I), Koudogbo Augustin Augustin Kougbemede (Assistant) and Dedjinnanchi Tanisla Ahomlanto Dedjinnanchi (Fourth referee),” part of a release from the Ghana FA has said today.

It adds, “Prince Kai Saquee and Sanusie Rashid from Sierra Leon will serve as Match Commissioner and Referee Assessor respectively while Christiana Baah works as COVID-19 Officer.”

Ghana will host Nigeria at the Cape Coast Stadium on Sunday, August 28, 2022. What will be a tough first-leg encounter has been scheduled to kick off at 16:00GMT.

Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo

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