Gehad Grisha to officiate 2017 AFCON opener
Gehad Grisha has been appointed to referee the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations opener between hosts Gabon and Guinea-Bissau on January 14.
The Africa Cup of Nations is set to kick off with Gabon’s match against Guinea-Bissau, which will be played on Saturday, January 14 at 18:00 CLT on Stade de l’Amitié in Libreville.
The 40-year-old, who was nominated for CAF Best Referee of the Year Award, will be assisted by Moroccan referee Redouane Achik, and Sudanese referee Ali Waleed Ahmed.
It’s worth mentioning that the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations will be Grisha’s fourth AFCON tournament in a row, after officiating at the last three editions of the tournament.
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