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Five Nigerians to officiate at maiden CAF Womens’ Champions League


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The Nigerian Football Federation on Wednesday revealed that five Nigerians would partake in the officiating and organisation of the inaugural edition of the CAF Women’s Champions League competition holding in Egypt later this year.
NFF Acting Director of Competitions, Ruth David, was named as one of the match commissioners who will play key roles in the organisation of the qualifying tournament.

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While Felicia Okwugba will serve as a technical instructor for the competition, Yemisi Akintoye and Friday Mfon would serve as referee and assistant referee respectively.

Completing the list is Promise Uwaeme who would serve as an information technology personnel at the tournament in Abidjan from 15th to 30th July, according to The Nation.

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The teams participating in the championship included Nigeria’s Rivers Angels (winners of the Super 6 tournament held in Ijebu-Ode).

Others are Association Sportive de la Police de Niamey (Niger Republic); Onze Sours de Gagnoa (Cote d’Ivoire); Hasaacas Ladies Football Club (Ghana); Amis du Monde Football Club (Togo) and Union Sportive Forces Armees (Burkina Faso).

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