2018 world Cup Qualifier: Senegalese Ref. Malang Diedhiou to officiate Ghana- Egypt clash


Senegalese referee Malang Diedhiou has been appointed to handle the Black Stars World Cup qualifying final match against already qualified Egypt in Kumasi next month.

The Pharaohs booked their place in the 2018 World Cup after beating Congo 2-1 at Borg El-Arab Stadium on Sunday night, courtesy Mohamed Salah’s double.

Ghana are set to host the Pharaohs on November 12 in the last round of the qualifiers as Cuper is more likely to field the players who missed out on playing in the qualifiers, like Sam Morsy, Hossam Ashour and Ahmed El-Sheikh.

The 44-year-old referee will be assisted by compatriots Djibril Camara and El-Hadji Samba, while the fourth official will be Daouda Gueye.

Egypt have officially qualified for the World Cup as they sit top of group E in the qualifiers with 12 points, four above second-placed Uganda with, who have eight points. Ghana sit third with six points, while Congo are the bottom of the group with only one point.

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