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CAF names Niger officials for Rivers United vs Al Masry clash


Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed Mohamed Ali Moussa from Niger as the center referee for the Total Energies CAF Confederations cup additional playoff round tie between Rivers United and Egyptian club Al Masry on Sunday at the Enyimba International Stadium.

The FIFA badge referee is widely regarded as one of the most disciplined referees on the continent and was involved in handling FIFA World Cup qualification (Africa) matches, the most recent on 14th November 2021 involving Zimbabwe and Ethiopia.

For Sunday’s game, Moussa will be assisted by compatriots Abdoul Aziz Yacouba and Mahamadou Yahaya Gado as Assistant Referee one and two respectively, while Moussa Ahmadou Alou also from Niger will serve as the fourth official.

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CAF have also confirmed Sekou Wieh Konneh from Liberia as the Match Commissioner while Pare Lossene from Burkina Faso as the Referee Assessor

Rivers United and Al Masry will clash for the first time at club level on Sunday in Total Energies CAF Confederations Cup additional playoff round 1st leg encounter that promises lots of fireworks. Kick-off is scheduled for 4 pm.

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