Ahmed Hussein (left) and Edgar Watson shall officiate at the 2017 final of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations U-17 in Gabon Credit: FUFA Media

2017 CAF U-17 Championship:

Final: Sunday, 28th May

  • Ghana Vs Mali
  • Stade De L’Amitie D’ Angondje, Libreville (Gabon)

Semifinals:

  • Ghana 0 (6) – 0 (5) Niger
  • Mali 0 (2) – 0 (0) Guinea
[/media-credit] Ahmed Hussein (left) and Edgar Watson shall officiate at the 2017 final of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations U-17 in Gabon Credit: FUFA Media

The CAF U-17 Championships climax on Sunday at Stade De L’Amitie D’ Angondje in Libreville, Gabon and two Ugandans will be on official duty to witness a successful finale.

West Africans giants, Ghana and Mali shall lock horns in this year’s final show down.

It is a strong 14 man team of officials that have been appointed to oversee the smooth running of the final that kicks off at 6:30 p.m (Local time).

Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Edgar Watson Suubi shall be the on Technical Study Group for the aforementioned match.

Meanwhile, the FUFA Communications Manager, Ahmed Hussein is one of the two Media Officers for the game.

The other, Mostafa Bedri is from Morocco.

Madagascar FIFA referee Hamada El Moussa Nampiandraza is the main referee of the day.

He will be assisted by Egyptian, Mahmoud Ahmed Abo El Regal as first assistant and Gabonese national, Moussounda Montel – the second assistant referee.

Burkina Faso’s Seydou Tiama and Algeria’s Mustapha Ghorbal are the third and fourth officials respectively.

The match commissioner Victor Adolfo Estrela Ascencao De Pinto Osorio hails from Cape Verde.

Equatorial Guinea’s Amadeo Nguema Ondo Bindang shall be the match coordinator, assisted by Kelly Athanasie Mukandanga from Rwanda.

Meanwhile, the doping officer is Zakai Bartagi from Tunisia.

Match Officials:

  • Center Referee: Hamada El Moussa Nampiandraza (Madagascar)
  • 1st Assistant Referee: Mahmoud Ahmed Abo El Regal (Egypt)
  • 2nd Assistant Referee: Moussounda Montel (Gabon)
  • 4th official: Mustapha Ghorbal (Algeria)
  • Assistant Referee 3: Seydou Tiama (Burkina Faso)
  • Commissioner: Victor Adolfo Estrela Ascencao De Pinto Osorio (Cape Verde)
  • Referee Assessor: Ali Mohamed Ahmed (Somalia)
  • General Coordinator: Amadeo Nguema Ondo Bindang (Equatorial Guinea)
  • Technical study group: Edgar Watson Nigel Suubi (Uganda)
  • Marketing Officer: Sara Mohamed Abdelshafi El Gazzar (Egypt)
  • Media Officer: Mostafa Bedri (Morocco)
  • Media Officer: Ahmed Hussein (Uganda)
  • Doping Officer: Zakai Bartagi (Tunisia)
  • Assistant General Coordinator: Kelly Athanasie Mukandanga (Rwanda)

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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