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Sports News of Saturday, 12 October 2019


WAFU: CAF appoints Omar Sallah to officiate Ghana-Senegal final crash

Referee Omar Sallah from Gambia has been appointed to officiate the 2019 WAFU Cup final between Senegal and Ghana at the Stade Lat Dior in Thies on Sunday, October 13, 2019.

Sallah featured as forth official in the opening game between Senegal and Bissau and served as Central Referee at Cote D’ Ivoire vs Cape Verde.

He will be assisted on Sunday by Abou Ngoh from Ivory Coast as 1st Asst, Omar Habib Sanou from Burkina Faso as 2nd Asst while Boubou Traore will be forth Official. Nigerien born Moussa Ibrahim will be Match Commissioner and Samir Kria from Algeria as Referee Assessor

The Gambian FIFA official received his international badge in 2013 and henceforth had numerous FIFA and CAF assignments across the continent where he performed with brilliance and utmost dedication earning him regular assignments by the continental body.has

This WAFU tournament is his second in two years having participated in the 2018 Wafu Zone B edition which also served as the qualifiers for the Africa U-17 Cup of Nation Finals.