2021 AFCON: Match officials arrive for Nigeria vs Benin
2021 AFCON: Match officials arrive for Nigeria vs Benin
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2021 AFCON: Match officials arrive for Nigeria vs Benin

Match officials for the matchday one fixture of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations between Nigeria and Republic of Benin have arrived in Uyo.

CAF named Senegalese official Issa Sy as referee for the match, to be assisted by compatriots Nouha Bangoura (assistant referee 1), El Hadji Abdoul Aziz Gueye (assistant referee 2) and Fatou Thioune (fourth official).

The Day 1 clash in the qualifying series will also see Munkaila Nassam Adam from Ghana as match commissioner while Kria Samir Bouzareah from Algeria will play the role of referee assessor.

The match officials arrived in Uyo on Monday.

The game will kick off by 5 pm local time at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Wednesday.

Cameroon is the designated host nation for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations finals.

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