2019 AFCON: Tunisian referee Youssef Essrayri to officiate Ghana vs Benin tie

Author: Beatrice Laryea
Referee Youssef Essrayri

Tunisian referee Youssef Essrayri has been appointed to officiate Ghana’s opening match against Benin at the Ismailia Stadium in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

The 42 year old referee will be assisted by his compatriot Yamen Malloulchi as Assistant One and Ahmed Hossameldin Taha Ibrahim from Egypt as Assistant Two.

Amin Mohamed Amin Mohamed Omar from Egypt will be the fourth official with Manuel Irenio Lopes Nascimento from Guinea Bissau as the Match Commissioner.

General Coordinator for the match is Titus Haimbili Kunamuene from Namibia.

The match is scheduled to kick off at 8 pm at the Ismailia Stadium after the first Group F encounter between defending champions Cameroun and Guinea Bissau at the same venue.