The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Congolese referee Olivier Safari Kabene as one of the referees to head the Senegal-Tunisia match this Sunday, 14 July, at the stadium in Cairo on 30 June. The man in Congolese black is the second assistant referee in this poster, who counts for the first semi-final of the 2019 African Nations Cup (CAN) in Egypt.
Olivier Safari, the only Congolese referee present at the last edition in Gabon, is in the outstanding edition with Jean Jacques Ndala Ngambo, who was already in two games as central referee (Mauritania against Mali and Morocco against Africa in the pool) and one as reserve referee (Morocco against Ivory Coast in the group and Tunisia against Ghana in the last 16).
Olivier Safari, for his part, will be in his fifth match tonight after assisting the central referees in Mauritania against Mali and Morocco against South Africa in the pool and Nigeria against Cameroon in the round of 16 and Ivory Coast against Algeria in the quarter-finals. final.
For the game between Senegal and Tunisia, Olivier Safari, whose power is overwhelming (Ndlr World Cup under 17 and under 20, also nominated for the last World Cup), will be assisting the Ethiopian referee Bamlak Tessema.