2021 AFCON: Algerian referee Lahlou Benbraham to officiate Gabon vs Ghana tie

Published on: 14 January 2022

Lahlou Benbraham from Algeria has been appointed as Centre referee for the Total Energies Africa Cup of Nations second Group C match between the Panthers of Gabon and the Black Stars of Ghana.

The 36-year-old will be assisted by Mohammed Abdallah Ibrahim from Sudan (Assistant I), Seydou Tiama from Burkina Faso (Assistant II), and Amin Mohamed Amin Mohamed Omar (Fourth Referee). Jean-Didier Masamba Malunga from the Democratic Republic of Congo will serve as the Match Commissioner while Latré-Kayi Edzona Lawson Hogban from Togo works as Referee Assessor.

Other officials include:

Helly Zafinimanga - General Coordinator - Madagascar

Khalilou Fadiga - Technical Study Group - Senegal

Jamal Fathi - Technical Study Group – Morocco

Dina Mohsen Medhat Hassan Radwan - Marketing Officer - Egypt

Aliou Goloko - Media Officer - Senegal

Thandi Merafe - Media Officer - South Africa

Ababacar Sene - Security Officer - Senegal

Mehdi Abid Charef - Video Assistant Referee – Algeria

Mahmoud Ahmed Kamel Abouelregal - Assistant VAR - Egypt

Zakia Bartegi - Doping Control - Tunisia

Mady Diallo - Assistant General Coordinator - Mali

Joseph Kabungo - COVID-19 Officer – Zambia

The Gabon versus Ghana clash will take place at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaoundé on Friday, January 15, 2022, at 20:00Hrs.