Ugandan match official Dick Okello has been selected as the first assistant referee for the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations final between Egypt and Ivory Coast on Friday, 23 November.

The center referee for the game will be Andofetra Avombitana Rivolala Manda Aroniaina Rakotojaona from Madagascar while James Fredrick Emile from Seychelles will be the second assistant referee.

The fourth Official will be Ahmed Souleiman Djama (Djibouti), match commissioner will be Jean Guy Blaise Mayolas from Congo and the Referee Assessor Sidi Bekaye Magassa (Mali).

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FUFA CEO Edgar Watson Ssuubi has been selected as the head of Technical Study Group.

Hosts Egypt proved too strong for South Africa, defeating them 3-0 in the semifinal on Tuesday evening at the Cairo International Stadium, to reach the final and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in style.

Cote d’Ivoire needed a penalty shootout to defeat Ghana 3-2 after a 2-2 draw in regular time of the semifinal at the Cairo International Stadium to secure their place in Friday’s final and grab an automatic ticket in next year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

South Africa will face Ghana for the third place and the last Olympics ticket earlier on the same day.


AFCON U-23 Final

Friday, 22nd November 2019

Egypt Vs Cote D’Ivoire

Cairo International Stadium