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CAF Appoints Omweno To Officiate Nigeria vs Seychelles Game In Victoria

CAF Appoints Omweno To Officiate Nigeria vs Seychelles Game In Victoria

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Kenyan referee, David Omweno to officiate the Super Eagles clash against Seychelles at the Stade Linte on Saturday in Victoria reports Completesportsnigeria.com.

The 34 year old Kenyan, Omweno will have as his first Assistant Referee (AR1) his compatriot Gilbert Cheruiyot while Uganda’s Mark Ssonko will act as Assistant Referee (AR2).


Omweno recall was among the two referees suspended by CAF for three months in 2016 for poor performance.

The Kenyan referee was accused of ruling out a legitimate goal scored by Libya in their 1-0 loss to Tunisia in November 2016.


Nigeria are third in group E with no point after losing 2-0 to South Africa their opening game 14 months ago while Libya and South Africa are joint leaders in the group with three points.

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  • Janebrix 4 years ago

    Are they nuts? What’s FIFA smoking? A referee that was suspended to officiate a crucial match like this ? Menh  we in deep soup. Such referee will be easily intimidated by the home supporters. 

  • The Geek of Gotham 4 years ago

    Uhmm…. It is a CAF Qualifiers not FIFA so it has nothing to do with FIFA. Your anger should be directed at CAF. Lol