FIFA appoints Sanusi to oversee Ghana and Zimbabwe World Cup qualifiers


The governing body of world football, FIFA has appointed the Secretary General of the Nigerian Football Federation Dr Mohammed Sanusi as match commissioner for next month’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Africa qualifying match between Ghana and Zimbabwe to Cape Coast, Ghana.

The Black Stars and Warriors will be on the pitch at Cape Coast Stadium from 4 p.m. on the 9the October.

Sanusi, who was also match commissioner when Egypt beat Angola 1-0 in Cairo in one of the Matchday 1 fixtures earlier this month, will work with Gabonese referee Pierre Ghislain Atcho and his compatriots Boris Marlaise Ditsoga (assistant referee 1), Montel Moussounda (assistant referee 2) and Eric Otogo Castane (fourth official).

The adjudicator is Guinean Aboubacar Doumbouya while Dr Christiana Baah from Ghana will serve as the doctor.

Nigeria face the Central African Republic in their third matchday, the 7the October, with the return match scheduled for Douala four days later.

The Super Eagles have a perfect record in the race to Qatar 2022 after beating Liberia 2-0 in Lagos and beating Cape Verde 2-1 in Mindelo earlier in the month to climb to the top of Group C with a maximum six points in two matches, three ahead of second-ranked Liberia.

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