FIFA, Names Ivoirian Referee for Brazil 2014 World Cup Qualifiers between Kenya and Nigeria.

Super Eagles' Victor Moses in Action in Calabar.
Super Eagles’ Victor Moses in Action in Calabar.

Ivoirien referee, Doue Nomandieze, has been appointed by FIFA to handle the 2014 World Cup qualifiers between the Harambee stars of Kenya and the Super Eagles of Nigeria on June 5, in Nairobi.

FIFA has communicated the shortlist of officials including Doue Nomandieze (center referee), fellow Ivoirien Yeo Songuifolo and Claude Birumushahu from Burundi (assistant referees), while Egyptian Marzouk Mazen will be the match commissioner.

The match will be the return leg of the one- all draw in Calabar between both teams where the Super Eagles had to force the scores in the dying minute of the game on March 23.

Kenya has fixed a friendly match against Ghana on June 1 in Nairobi before the game against the Eagles. The Kenyans are already holding non- residential training sessions under head coach Adel Amrouche and assistant James Nandwa with home- based team.

Gor Mahia and forward Edwin Lavatsa, two players that were part of the team that held Nigeria in Calabar had been recalled together with three other local- based players after their names were omitted from the first list.

The other three players that have been included in the squad are Nairobi City Stars’ Boniface Onyango, Sofapaka’s Eugine Asike and Karuturi Sports’ Andrew Murunga, while four other players have been dropped.