Gomes gets World Cup qualifier gig


Experienced South African referee Victor Gomes will be in charge of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar qualifier between Libya and Egypt on 11 October.

South African Football Association confirmed the news of four of the officials who will officiate in the match.

“The match will be played at Benina Marturs Stadium in Benghazi, Libya and is scheduled to kick-off at 21h00.”

“Gomes will be assisted by his South African counterparts Zakhele Siwela and Athenkosi Ndongeni.

“The fourth official for this North African derby will be Eugene Mdluli.

“Nigeria’s Babagana Kachalla will be the Match Commissioner for this potentially highly charged encounter,” read the statement.

By Wonga Sirayi

FARPost’s KZN Reporter