Thursday, October 3, 2013

Fifa names Ethiopia/Nigeria match officials

Fifa has named the officials to handle the much anticipated World Cup playoff match between Ethiopia and Nigeria on October 13 at the National Stadium, Addis Ababa.

Fifa have also confirmed that the match will kick off at 4pm unlike earlier reports which had indicated the match was to commence at 2 pm.

Alioum Neant will be the referee while Evarist Menkouande and Yanoussa Moussa wil be the first and second assistants. The fourth official will be Kalla Henry Duvalier.

Also named are Match commissioner Wilfred Mukuna from Zimbabwe, Security officer Nicholas Musonye from Kenya and Fifa observer Walter Gagg from Switzerland.