African soccer governing body has announced Egypt’s Mohammed Maroouf as the center referee for the first leg of the Confederation cup playoff match between Rivers United and El Nasr of Libya.
The Nigeria champions will face the Libyan side at the Adokiye Amasiamaka stadium next weekend before traveling to Tripoli for the reverse fixture.
Mohammed Halhal was named as the AR 1 and Ahmed Hossam as AR 2 with Mohammed Adel working as the 4th official.
Sierra Leone’s Prince Kai Saquee has been named as the match commissioner and Mendy John of Gambia serves as the referee assessor.
Ozi Salami is expected to serve as the Covid-19 officer for the important game.
The winner over the two legs will qualify for the group stage of the competition.