Togolese referee Aklesso Gnama to officiate Ghana vs Cote D'Ivoire WAFU-B U17 opener

2 months ago

Togolese referee Aklesso Gnama has been selected to officiate the opening match of the 2024 WAFU 'B' U17 Boys Tournament between Ghana’s Black Starlets and Ivory Coast on Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

The University of Ghana Sports Stadium will host games for the tournament from May 15–28, 2024, in Accra, Ghana.

Group A comprises Ghana, Cote D'Ivoire, and Benin, while Group B consists of Nigeria, Togo, Burkina Faso, and Niger.

The opening game is scheduled to kick off at 4:00 p.m. at the University of Ghana Sports Stadium in Accra.

Gnama will be assisted on the lines by compatriots Wassiou Tchamolla Ourotou and Soma Issouf from Burkina Faso.

Awa Alphonsine Ornella Ilboudo will be the fourth official for the opening game, with Latré-Kayi Edzona Lawson-Hogban as match commissioner.

Other officials for the opening match are:

Issaka Boubacar - Referee Assessor (Niger)

Boureima Boubacar - General Coordinator (Niger)

Joseph Kwame Mintah - Technical Study Group (Ghana)

Sannie Ibrahim Daara - Media Officer (Ghana)

David Kofi Prince Pambo - Medical Officer (Ghana)

Serge Innocent BAILLY - CAF Competitions (Côte d'Ivoire)