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U-17 WWCQ: Joyce Appiah leads Ghanaian referees for Morocco vs Niger

Referee Joyce Obenewa Appiah has been appointed to lead a Ghanaian quartet for the 2022 Fifa U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifier between Morocco and Niger.

The penultimate round decider is scheduled for Prince Moulay Al Hassan Sports Complex in Rabat on Friday, April 29.

Experienced Joyce Appiah is joined by compatriots Alice Farizua Chakule and Mary Tei as Assistants I and II respectively.

Another Fifa-badged Ghanaian, Barikisu Chisu Salifu will act the Fourth Referee.

Inas Mazhar from Egypt will serve as the Match Commissioner while Said Zakini works as COVID-19 Officer.

Morocco are overwhelming favourites in this tie having travelled to Niamey to trounce the Nigeriens 11-0 in the first leg on April 16


The goals were scored by Sherif Digna (9th, 54th, 66th, and 78th), Doha El Madani (20th and 30th) Yasmine Zuhair (45th, 60th, and 74th), Khelifi Maisen (88th) and Siwi Yasmine (92nd).

Barring any surprise, Morocco will advance to the final round of the African qualifiers to India 2022 where they will likely battle the Black Maidens of Ghana who also have a healthy first-leg advantage over Guinea.



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