Amin Mohamed Omar to officiate opening match
Twenty-four hours before the kick-off of the 34th edition of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations.
TotalEnergies, Côte d’Ivoire 2023, Egypt’s Amin Mohamed Omar has been chosen to referee the match between the host country and Guinea-Bissau.
The 39-year-old is not at his first international experience; he officiated during the FIFA™ U-17 World Cup in Brazil in 2019.
His Compatriots, Mahmoud Ahmed Kamel and Ahmed Hossam Taha will support the Egyptians. Mahmoud Elbana was also appointed as the VAR referee of the match.
The match between Cote d’Ivoire and Guinea Bissau will kick off at 20:00 GMT at the Alassane Ouattara Olympic Stadium in Ebimpé.