Gabonese ref for Mambas showdown
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By FELIX MALUNGA –

THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Gabonese referee, Eric Otogo Castane to handle this weekend’s crucial 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier between Zambia and Mozambique in Maputo.
Castane, who is no stranger to Zambia, will be assisted by compatriots, Theophile Vinga, Syaio Moula and Beranger Raymond Woungui as the fourth official.
Kenya’s Mohamed Abubakaer will be the match commissioner at the Estádio do Zimpeto on Saturday.
The 38-year-old last handled Zambia’s game at the 2013 AFCON finals in South Africa, the Group C encounter with Ethiopia at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit which ended in a 1-1 draw.
Meanwhile, Supersport International will televise live the Chipolopolo’s Group F qualifier against the Mambas on its Supersport Select 1 channel.
According to Supersport marketing manager for Southern Africa,  Marlon Kananda, the match build up will start at 15:45 hours, 15 minutes before kick-off at the Estadio Nacional Do Zimpeto in Maputo, Mozambique.
Supersport will also broadcast Zambia’s final AFCON qualifying match against Cape Verde on November 19 at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.
The Chipolopolo’s match against the Blue Sharks will kick-off at 18:00 hours.

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