The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed a female refereeing crew led by Morocco’s Bouchra Karboubi to officiate the AFCON clash between Nigeria and Guinea-Bissau.
tfgKarboubi will take charge of the match, ensuring fair play and adherence to the rules.
The officiating team for the Guinea-Bissau vs. Nigeria encounter includes assistant referees Karin Fomo and Diana Shikutisha, with Jalal Jeed serving as the fourth official. The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) responsibilities will be handled by Redouane Jeed and Zakariaa Princy.
Scheduled for Monday, January 22, 2024, at 6:00 PM, the match holds significance for Nigeria, aiming to secure at least a point to advance to the last-16 stage of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. Guinea-Bissau, having suffered two consecutive losses, will be looking to put up a strong performance in the competition.
The appointment of an experienced referee like Bouchra Karboubi reflects CAF’s commitment to ensuring the final group games are completed without any hitches or controvercies.