The Confederation of African Football has appointed Namibian official Antsino Twanyanyukwa as the referee for next week’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup final qualifying round first leg match between Ethiopia and Nigeria in Addis Ababa.
Twanyayukwa will be joined at the potentially –explosive encounter, scheduled for the Abebe Bekila Stadium from 4 pm Ethiopia time on Friday, May 20, by compatriots Eveline Augustinus (assistant referee 1), Pulen Agnes Mahomo from Lesotho (assistant referee 2) and another Namibian Vistoria Shangula (fourth official).
Amina Ali Karuma from Tanzania will serve as match commissioner while Ugandan Constance Adipo will be the referee assessor.
in the last round, after dismissing their counterparts from the Democratic Republic of Congo 8-0 on aggregate.
The Ethiopian girls edged into the third round of the series after overcoming Uganda on the away goal rule following a 3-3 aggregate and then turned back South Africa 3-1 on aggregate in the last round.
For the second leg match already scheduled for the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Saturday, June 4, CAF has appointed Senegalese officials to preside over proceedings, with Mame Coumba Faye at the centre.
The winner on aggregate will pick one of Africa’s tickets to this year’s FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup finals, taking place in India from October 11 to 30.