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Super Eagles Egyptian referee appointed for Zambia clash

Nigeria’s senior national team will on Sunday, October 9, take on the Chipolopolo of Zambia in the first game of the qualifier.

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An Egyptian referee Ghead Grisha has been appointed for Super Eagles 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Zambia.

Nigeria’s senior national team will on Sunday, October 9, take on the Chipolopolo of Zambia in the first game of the qualifier.

Grisha who became a FIFA accredited referee in 2008 will be assisted by compatriots Tahssen Abo El Sadat Bedyer (assistant referee 1), Ahmed Hossameldin Taha (assistant referee 2) and Ibrahim Noureldin (Fourth Official).

Chipolopolo of Zambia play Chipolopolo of Zambia (Open Zambia)

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The referee assessor for the game will be Cote d’Ivoire’s Zeli Sinko while former Ghana FA president Mahamadu Nuru Deen Jawula will be match commissioner.

The match has been scheduled to kick off at the Levy Nwanawasa Stadium in Ndola at 2.30pm Zambia time (1.30pm Nigeria time) on Sunday, 9th October.

For the qualification series, the Super Eagles have been drawn in Group B with Algeria, Cameroon and Zambia.

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