Confederation of African Football has announced that Referee from Mauritania, Dahane Beida will be the one to officiate the final match between Nigeria and Cote D’ivoire in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.
This is coming as CAF unveiled the match officials for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations final at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan, Cote D’ivoire.
The first assistant referee will be Jerson Emiliano Dos Santos of Angola.
Diana Chikotesha has been appointed second assistant referee for the match.
The fourth official will be Morocco’s Bouchra Karboubi.
The final on Sunday will kick off at 9pm WAT at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan.
In 1988, Nigeria lost 1-0 to Cameroon in the final, with referee Idrissa Sarr from Mauritania controversially ruling out a Henry Nwosu header for offside.