Youssef Essrayri from Tunisia will officiate Ghana’s Cup of Nations group opener against Benin in Ismailia on Tuesday.
Essrayri who handled the Black Stars 2018 World Cup qualifier against Congo in Kumasi will be in the helm of affairs again as the Ghanaians take on their counterparts from Benin.
The experienced referee will be assisted by Yamen Malloulchi also from Tunisia as well as Egypt’s Ahmed Hossameldin Taha Ibrahim. Amin Mohamed Amin Mohamed Omar will serve as the fourth official with Manuel Irenio Lopes Nascimento from Guinea Bissau acting as the Match Commissioner.
Titus Haimbili Kunamuene from Namibia has been appointed as the Match Coordinator.
By Frank Darkwah