The Lesotho Football Association elite referees in Retšelisitsoe Molise, Lesupi Puputla, Siza Dlangamandla and Lebalang Mokete have been appointed to officiate the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations preliminary round clash between Eswatini and Somalia set for Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa on March 27.
Molise will lead the team as the Central Referee with Lesupi and Dlangamandla as his two Assistant Referees while Mokete will be the fourth official.
They will work with South Africa’s Thamsanqa Gay Mokoena as the Match Commissioner of the match.
In the meantime, the Confederations of African Football (CAF) has appointed South African and Malawian match officials to officiate the back-to-back 2023 Africa Cup of Nations preliminary round qualifiers between Lesotho and Seychelles .
The first leg match scheduled for the Cote D’ or Stadium in Mauritius, will be handled by South African quartet of Jelly Alfred Chavani as the Central Referee working with the duo of Khamusi Raswimisani and Kgara Mokoena as his two Assistant Referees while Luxolo Badi will be the fourth official.
Ahmed Nazeer Hossen Bowud of Mauritius has been appointed the Match Commissioner for the match.
The return match set for Dobsonville Stadium on March 27, will be officiated by Malawian Easter Bright Kalikhoka Zimba as the Central Referee working alongside compatriots Clemence Kanduku, Jonizio Luwizi and Gift Vincent Chicco as the Assistant Referees and fourth official respectively.
Mmonwagotlhe Edwin Senai of Botswana has been appointed the Match Commissioner for the match.