By Rachael Ugiagbe


World football governing body, FIFA, has appointed Germain Koole of Benin Republic as the referee for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Swaziland.

His countrymen Bienvene Dina, Sena Ulrich Houedin and Gustave Eugene Tohouegon will serve as assistant 1, assistant 2 and fourth official respectively.

Mohammed Bahou from Morocco will serve as the referee assessor, while Joseph Nkole from Zambia serves as the match commissioner.

The match is the first leg of the Round One of the African qualifiers for the mundial that will be staged in Russia, and it will be played at the Somhlolo National Stadium on November 13.

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