Confederation of African Football CAF has appointed Ethiopian referees to oversee the CAF Champions League game between Kenya’s Tusker FC and Zamalek.
The Kenyan Champions will be hosting their Egyptian counterparts on Saturday at Nyayo Stadium with CAF appointing Bamelak Tesema as the center referee of the game. Tesema will be assisted by Samuel Temisingo Atango and Fasika Biro Fasika as his first and second assistants respectively; Lima Nguise being the fourth official.
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Tusker will be meeting the African giants in the first round of the competition after seeing off Djibouti’s Arta Solar 7 in the preliminary round of the competition.
Zamalek are already in the country with a section of the players; others who are currently with the Egypt national team are expected to join their teammates on Wednesday.
The players already in Kenya include:
Goalkeeper: Mohammed Awad
Defenders: Mahmoud Alaa, Mohamed Abdel Shafi, Hazem Imam, Hossam Abdel Majid, Abdullah Gomaa and Ahmed Zaki.
Midfielders: Mohamed Ashraf Roqa, Islam Jaber, Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, Imam Ashour, Mahmoud Abdel Razek Shikabala, Hamdi Alaa, Sayed Abdullah Neymar, Saif Jaafar.
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The players set to join the team on Wednesday are: Muhammad Abu Jabal, Mahmoud Hamdi Al-Wansh, Ahmed Fattouh, Hamza Al-Mathlouthi, Tariq Hamed, Ahmed Sayed Zizou, Ashraf Ben Sharqi and Seif Al-Din Al-Jazir.
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