Confederation of African Football (CAF) have appointed two Nigerian referees to officiate in the First Round , Second Leg matches of continental club competitions, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Quadri Ololade Adebimpe, the youngest Nigeria Professional Football League at 24, from the Lagos Referees Association, will oversee the CAF Champions League Second Leg game between AS FAN of Niger Republic and AS de Tanda of Cote d’Ivoire in Niamey next week Saturday, February 18 2017.
Adebimpe who is a FIFA badged referee will be assisted by Samuel Pwadutakam, Isah Usman and Abubakar Ago for the Champions League tie.
Also, Abdullahi Shuaibu from Katsina State Referees Association got a CAF Conferation Cup appointment. He will be at the centre when Racing de Micomiseng of Equatorial Guinea host Etoile du Congo in Malabo in their Second Leg match on Sunday Februay 19 at the Estadio De Nkoatoma in Bata, Equatorial Guinea..
Shuaibu will have Efosa Igudia, Tejiri Digbori and Benjamin Odey as assistant referees for the encounter.
CAF also picked former NFF President, Brigadier-General Dominic Oneya (rtd) and NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi as match commissioners for CAF club competition assignments.
Oneya will serve as Match Commissioner for the CAF Champions League clash between FC Johansen of Sierra Leone and Fath Union Sport (FUS) of Morocco, taking place in Freetown on Saturday.
Sanusi will be Match Commissioner for the CAF Confederation Cup first round, first leg match between Bechem United of Ghana and Mouloudia Club D’Alger of Algeria, scheduled for the Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi on Sunday, 12th February 2017.