MATHEWS KABAMBA, Kitwe
ANGOLAN referee Martins Carvalho will officiate Zambia’s Group B Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria slated for National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka
Zambia host Algeria on September 2 with the return leg after three days.
According to CAFonline, Carvalho will lead a contingent of Angolan officials and will be assisted by Invanildo Lopes and Julio Lemoz as first and second assistant referees respectively while Joao Goma will be the reserve referee.
And the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Malian referee Mahamadou Keita for the return leg in Algeria.
Drissa Niare will be first assistant, Moriba Diakite is second assistant while reserve referee is Boubou Traore, all of Mali.
Meanwhile Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe will officiate the Group D qualifier between Burkina Faso and Senegal slated for Ouagadougou.
Sikazwe will be assisted by Angola’s Jerson Dos Santos and Oliver Kabene of the Democratic Republic of Congo while Zambia’s Wisdom Chewe is standby referee.