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CAF name referees for Al Ahly clash with ES Setif

refereesCAF has announced the referees that will officiate the two legs of Al Ahly’s clash with in 2018 semi final.

The first leg, that will take part in Cairo on the 2nd of October , will be officiated by Ethiopian referee Bamlak Tessema.

The 37-year old referee was in charge of the first leg of Al Ahly’s clash with Wydad Casablanca in 2017 CAF Champions League final, that ended in 1-1 draw.

In addition to this, Tessema also officiated the second leg of Al Ahly’s game against CF Mounana in the 32nd round of this year’s edition which ended in a 3-0 victory for the Red Devils.

While the second leg, taking part in Setif three weeks later , will be officiated by South African referee Victor Gomes.

Gomes was leading the referee when Al Ahly beat Etoile 6-2 in 2017 CAF Champions League semi final second leg at Borg El-Arab Stadium.

The 36-year-old was also in charge of the second leg of Etoile clash against Esperance in the quarter final that ended in Esperance’s favour with a 1-0 victory.

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