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CAF Confederation Cup in Uyo: Janny Sikazwe to referee Orlando Pirates vs Berkane

CAF Confederation Cup in Uyo: Janny Sikazwe to referee Orlando Pirates vs Berkane

The news was confirmed on Tuesday by Zambian Football Association confirmed the news on Tuesday.

The Zambia FA revealed that the 42-year-old official is to be assisted by Angolan Jerson Emiliano Dos Santos as the first assistant and Mozambican Arsenio Chadreque Maringule as the second assistant.

The fourth official will be Botswana’s Joshua Bondo, while the video assistant referee will be Egyptian Mahmoud Ashor, with fellow compatriots Mahmoud Abouelregal and Mahmoud Elbana rounding up the video team.

The Zambian controversially declared the game over in the 85th minute: but allowed it until the 89th minute after realizing his error, only to declare the game over for the second time.

He was eventually diagnosed with heatstroke, and later revealed that “God instructed me to terminate the match.”

The World Cup: to be held in Qatar, will see Sikazwe handle his second global showpiece, having refereed at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Having refereed for over 14 years, the FIFA-badged Zambian is considered one of the best officials from Africa.

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