By Rachael Ugiagbe

The Confederation for African Football (CAF) has assigned Cameroonians officials for this weekend 2016 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifier between the Falconets of Nigeria and South Africa.

Falconets will play hosts to Basetana after both team got past their second round opponents, DR Congo and Zambia respectively as the race for Papua New Guinea finals get more tense and interesting.


Therese Raussa Neguel, 34, who has been a FIFA referee since 2007, will be the center referee. Her compatriots Josiane Mbakop Nfongan, Carine Atezambong Fomo and Therese Sylvie Abou’ou, will play the roles of the assistant referee 1, assistant referee 2 and reserve referee respectively.

Zalikatou Diallo Traore, from Guinea, will serve as the match commissioner. Nigeria has qualified for every edition of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup since it began, and were runners-up to champions Germany at the 2014 finals in Canada.

South Africa delegation are expected to arrive Abuja on Thursday ahead of the first leg clash of the final round to be played on Saturday. The over-all winners after the two-legged ties qualifies for the 8th edition of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup.

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