2026 WCQ: CAF appoints Chadian referee for Nigeria vs South Africa


The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named Chadian official, Alhadi Allaou Mahamat for the Super Eagles 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying tie against Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

The encounter is billed for the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo on Friday, June 7.

Manhat has officiated in the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup.

The 38-year-old was also on duty at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire.

He will work with Sudanese official Mohammed Ibrahim Abdallah (assistant referee 1), Abelmiro Dos Reis Monte Negro from Sao Tome & Principe (assistant referee 2) and compatriot Pousri Armi Alfred (fourth official) at the encounter.


Ahmed Sayed Abou Elela from Egypt will serve as the referee assessor, while Ghanaian Munkaila Nassam Adam will be the commissioner for the matchday three clash.

Share your story or advertise with us: Whatsapp: +2347068606071 Email: info@newspotng.com