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Svein Oddvar Moen to officiate Cairo derby

Svein Oddvar Moen


Egyptian Committee of Referees have announced on Thursday the appointment of Norwegian referee for between Al Ahly and Zamalek on Saturday.

Al Ahly are entering the game having already secured the 2015/2016 Egyptian league title two weeks ago after beating Ismaily 2-1, to win their 38th domestic trophy.

The Red Devils will have the chance to extend their lead over arch rivals Zamalek to 10 points, while the White Castle will look to claim a consolation victory over Al Ahly in the derby.

Oddvar Moen will be the main referee, Kim Thomas and Frank Ands as the linesmen and Kane Henry as the fourth official for the derby, the Egyptian Federation Association announced on their website.

The Norwegian referee took part in the ongoing Euro 2016 taking place in France, having officiated Wales-Slovakia and Ukraine-Poland in group stages.

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