Mfon Akpan (FIFA), State Training Officer of the Akwa Ibom State Referees Council and three other Nigerian Referees are in Mali for a Women’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game between Mali and the Central African Republic.
According to communication from the Confederation of African Football – CAF, Mfon Akpan will serve as Assistant Referee 1, for the game billed to take playon Tuesday September 26, 2023 at the Bamako Stade 26 Mars.
Vastly experienced Female Referee, Patience Ndidi Madu is Referee for the WAFCON qualification 2nd-leg clash, to be assisted by Mfon Akpan and Abibatu Yusuf, while Abigael Alaba Olufunmilayo is the fourth official.
Senegal’s Aissatou Françoise Seck is the Match Commissioner.
Mali hold a 1-7 aggregate advantage into the second leg, having thrashed Central African Republic in the first leg, played on September 22, 2023 at the Stade De la Unification, Douala.