AFCON: CAF confirms referees for Nigeria vs Ivory Coast clash

The Confederation of African Football, CAF has announced the match officials for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations final.

Referee Dahane Beida from Mauritania will be the man in the middle for Sunday’s game.

The first assistant referee will be Jerson Emiliano Dos Santos of Angola.

Diana Chikotesha has been appointed the second assistant referee for the match.

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The fourth official will be Morocco’s Bouchra Karboubi.

The final on Sunday will kick off at 9 p.m. WAT at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan.

In 1988, Nigeria lost 1-0 to Cameroon in the final, with referee Idrissa Sarr from Mauritania controversially ruling out a Henry Nwosu header for offside.

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