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2019/20 Caf CL: Mustapha Ghorbal to handle Ahly-Zamalek final

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has named Algerian referee Mustapha Ghorbal to officiate the Champions League final between Al Ahly and Zamalek.

This season, Ghorbal has refereed two Caf Champions League games including Zamalek’s loss to Esperance in the first leg of the quarter-finals.

Ghorbal was also in charge of the Red Devils’ clash against Botswana side Township Rollers FC when the Red Devils came out victorious with a 3-0 scoreline.

Mustapha Ghorbal is a 35-year-old referee who hails from Algeria. He has been a Fifa referee since 2014.

The Oran-born match official was part of the refereeing team at the 2019 Afcon, Fifa U20 World Cup in Poland and the 2019 Fifa Club World Cup in Qatar.

Meanwhile, Moroccan official Radwan Jaid will be in charge of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).

Zamalek and Al Ahly are set to face each other in the historic final on November 27th at the Cairo International Stadium.



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