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FIFA announces officials and time for Zambia v Nigeria World Cup qualifiers in Ndola

FIFA has released the list of officials and fixed time for the World Cup qualifiers between Zambia and Nigeria in Ndola.

Egyptian referees led by Ghead Grisha will in charge of the tie between Zambia and Nigeria with kick-off time fixed for 1.30pm on Sunday, October 9, in Ndola.

Grisha, incidentally, was in charge of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations group phase clash between the Super Eagles and the Chipolopolo, at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, which ended 1-1.

The Super Eagles went ahead to eventually win that Cup of Nations tournament.

Grisha, 40, has been a FIFA referee since 2008 and he will be assisted by fellow Egyptians Tahssen Abo El Sadat Bedyer (assistant referee 1), Ahmed Hossameldin Taha (assistant referee 2) and Ibrahim Noureldin (fourth official).

Also appointed is former FIFA referee Zeli Sinko (from Cote d’Ivoire), who will serve as referee assessor, while former Ghana FA president Mahamadu Nuru Deen Jawula will be match commissioner.

ajike

Ajike is one of Nigeria's top Sportscasters with over 15 years of experience in writing and talking Sports.

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