U20 AFCON: CAF Appoints Congolese Referee for Nigeria, Mozambique Duel


The Confederation of African Football has appointed Yannick Malala Kabanga from the Democratic Republic of Congo as referee for Saturday’s 23rd Africa Cup of Nations Group A clash between Nigeria and Mozambique in Ismailia.

Kabanga will be assisted by Styven Moutsassi Moyo from the Republic of Congo (assistant referee 1), Pascal Ndimunzigo from Burundi (assistant referee 2) and Moroccan Jalal Jayed, who will serve as fourth official.

Justin Mumba from Zambia will be the match commissioner while Beninoise Rosalie N’dah will be the referee assessor.

Seven times African champions, Nigeria will trade tackles with Mozambique in Ismaila today at 6pm (Nigeria time).

Having lost their first group game to Senegal, the Nigeria U20 team pipped host, Egypt 1-0 in the second match. The Flying Eagles need just a draw to pick the quarter finals ticket.