Eric Otogo Castane - Gabonese referee

Africa Soccer governing body CAF has appointed match officials for the 2019 AFCON qualifier between Tanzania Taifa Stars and Uganda Cranes on the 24th of March 2019.

Eric Otogo Castane from Gabon will be the centre referee and be assisted by fellow countrymen Moussounda Montel and Marlaise Ditsoga as his first and second assistants respectively.

Isidore Nze, also from Gabon, will be the game’s fourth official.

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Mamoun Bushara from Sudan will be the Match commissioner while the Referees Assessor will be Jason Damoo from Seychelles.

The Security Officer will be David Van Vuuren from South Africa.

The match will be played on Sunday, 24 March at the Benjamin Mkapa National stadium. The reverse fixture in Kampala ended in a goalless draw.

Uganda is among the fourteen nations to have already secured a place at the 2019 Afcon while Tanzania will need to win and hope Lesotho falter against Cape Verde in the other Group L stage match.

The 24-team Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Egypt from June 21st with the final to be played on July 19th.

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