FIFA has appointed North African referees to officiate the 2022 World Cup play-off tie involving Ghana and Nigeria in Cape Coast and Abuja later this month.
Moroccan referee, Jiyed Redouane who was in charge of the Africa Cup of Nations 3rd place play-off game, between Burkina Faso and Cameroon at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaounde, will be in charge of the Ghana Vs. Nigeria first leg game in Ghana.
Jiyed Redouane, 42, began his officiating career in 2009. He led his first international match on the ninth of June 2012.
He was also in charge when Ghana hosted and defeated Ethiopia by 1-0 in the World Cup qualifications at the same venue in September last year.
Jiyed recently took charge of the CAF Champions League group stage match which saw Mamelodi Sundowns beat Al Ahly SC at the Cairo International Stadium.
Tunisian referee, Sadok Selmi will be in charge when the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be welcoming the Black of Ghana in Abuja on the 29th of March.
Selmi, was also part of the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON in Cameroon. He officiated two group stage games.
The 37-year-old referee was in charge when Morocco defeated Comoros 2-0 and also when Cape Verde drew 1-1 against host country Cameroon in Yaoundé.
Selmi recently took control of the CAF Champions League group stage match when Wydad AC came from behind to beat Zamalek SC 3-1 in Casablanca.