Sports News Mon, 7 Aug 2017

Tunisian referee Youssef Essrayi to handle Ghana-Congo clash

CAF has appointed Tunisian referee Youssef Essrayi to handle Ghana's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Congo in a Group E clash next month.

The 40-year-old will be assisted on the lines by countrymen Jridi Faouzi and Marwene Saad with Nasrallah Jaouadi the fourth referee.

Essrayi has officiated in two World Cup qualifying matches- hist first was Ivory Coast's 1-0 win at Liberia in November 2015 and the 2-0 defeat of Cape Verde last October.

He became an international referee five years ago.

The match will be played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on 1 September.

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com
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