Janny Sikazwe to officiate Wydad v Al Ahly CAF Champions League semifinal clash

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By the ZamFoot Crew | October 16, 2020

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Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe is expected to take charge of the CAF Champions League semi-final first leg encounter between Moroccan giants Wydad Casablanca and Al Ahly of Egypt.

Wydad will host the most successful team in Africa tomorrow evening at the Complexe Mohammed V in Casablanca to mark the return of the CAF Champions League after it was halted due to the COVID-19 epidemic.


Top Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe [@SikazweJanny] is out on CAF duty and is expected to be the center referee for tomorrows CAF Champions League semi-final encounter involving giants Wydad Athletic Club and Al Ahly

All the best Janny pic.twitter.com/mMAzcq5TF1

— ChipolopoloDieHards (@chipolopolodh) October 16, 2020

The man from Kapiri is no stranger to the big stage has been one of the referees for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, refereed the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup Final in Japan, and the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Final in Gabon.

He was also selected to officiate at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, and made his debut in Belgium vs Panama Group G game on 18 June, A match which saw him going into the record books as he became the first Zambian referee to officiate a game at the FIFA World Cup finals.