Caf appoint officials for Gor Mahia's must-win Confed Cup tie

Saturday March 16 2019

Gor Mahia players train at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on March 16, 2019 on the eve of their Caf Confederation Cup match against Petro Atletico of Angola. PHOTO | SILA KIPLAGAT |

Gor Mahia players train at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on March 16, 2019 on the eve of their Caf Confederation Cup match against Petro Atletico of Angola. PHOTO | SILA KIPLAGAT |  NATION MEDIA GROUP

VINCENT OPIYO
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The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has appointed Moroccan officials to handle the Confederation Cup group “D” match pitting Gor Mahia against Angolan giants Petro Atletico de Luanda at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on Sunday.

Redouane Jiyed will be the man at the centre and will have compatriots Hicham Ait Abbou and Yahya Nouali as the first and second assistant referees respectively.

Karim Sabry, also from Morocco, will be the fourth official while Malawian James Leonard Mwenda will serve as the match commissioner.

Nigerian Peter Edibi will be the referee assessor in the game and Frederick Acheampong from Ghana the general coordinator.

Kenyan Collins Okinyo will serve as the media officer.

Petro arrived in the country on Friday evening.

Both teams need a win to book a ticket to the quarterfinals whose draw will be conducted on March 20 in Cairo, Egypt.

The Angolan champions were 2-1 winners in the reverse fixture played in Luanda on February 13.

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