CAF Confederation Cup: Moroccan referee to take charge of Kotoko vs Zesco United

Published on: 06 February 2019

Moroccan referee, Noureddine El Jaafari will be in charge when Asante Kotoko host Zambian side Zesco United in the second Group C game of the Caf Confederation Cup on Wednesday at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi

Jaafari will be assisted by compatriots Hicham Ait Abbou and Youssef Mabrouk as first and second assistant referees respectively while Samir Guezzaz takes charge as the fourth official for the day.

Rwandan Aaron Rurangirwa has been appointed as the Match Commissioner while IIboudo Serge Paulin Samuel from Burkina Faso will be the Referee Assessor.

The match officials are expected to arrive in the country on Monday ahead of the game.

Kotoko lost their first group game 1-0 away against Sudanese side Al Hilal and would be looking to record their first three points on Wednesday to enhance their chances of qualifying quarter-finalr final stage of this year’s competition after a 11-year absence in Africa.