African football governing body, CAF has opted to replace Kenyan officials, Peter Waweru, and Gilbert Cheruiyot with Zambian officials for the second leg of the Champions League clash pitting TP Mazembe and Simba due to technical reasons.

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Bamlak Tessama and Samuel Temesgin of Ethiopia were chosen alongside the two Kenyan officials to oversee the game but CAF has replaced the officials with a team of Zambian and Eritrean referees. Janny Sikazwe, Romeo Kasengele, Audrick Nkole from Zambia and Berhe Tesfagiogis from Eritrea will now officiate the tie. The match is hanging on the balance after a 0-0 draw at the Dar-es-Salaam National Stadium on Saturday 6th April with the second leg set to take place on Saturday 13th April at the Frederic Kibassa Maliba Stadium.

Letter by CAF