Morocco’s Guezzaz Samir will be the centre referee for Ghana's FIFA World Cup qualifier against Madagascar. Samir, 43, will be assisted by Brinsi Zakaria (Assistant I), Naciri Hamza (Assistant II) and EL Jaafari Noureddine (Fourth Referee). Nigeria’s Shaibu Amadu is the Referee Assessor as Kachalla Babagana Kalli from Nigeria operates as Match Commissioner.
Ghana will open her qualifying campaign against Madagascar at the Baba Yara Sports stadium in Kumasi and according to FIFA, the game is scheduled for 16:00Hrs kick off on Friday, November 17, 2023.
Ghana last beat Madagascar 3-0 in a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Cape Coast stadium in June 2022 and will be looking forward to another victory over the East Africans.
Mohammed Kudus, Felix Afena Gyan and Osman Bukari netted for Ghana in the 3-0 win.