Camille to handle AS Kigali-Jadida tie
SEYCHELLES’S Bernard Camille has been appointed to handle the Caf Confederation 1/8th round first leg tie between AS Kigali and Morocco’s Difaa El Jadida slated for March 22 in Kigali.
The continental football body, CAF appointed the experienced referee to be in charge of the encounter and he will be assisted by countrymates Hensley Dannu Petrousse and Eldrick Adelaide on the flanks while Nelson Ricky Emile is the fourth referee.
The match commissioner Tucci Guish from Eritrea.
Homeside AS Kigali will be hoping to registera positive result against the Moroccan champions before heading to North Africa for a return leg in a week’s time.
They will miss vital services of impressive striker Bodo Ndikumana who sustained a serious motor accident and is reportedly to be in a coma at University teaching hospital of Kigali [CHUK].
However, Coach Andre Gasambungo outfit might welcome back midfielder Muhammed Mushimiyimana who has not played for AS Kigali in continental matches due to a broken arm he was nursing for the past one month.
Ndikumana was on his way to join AS Kigali team camp on Saturday evening ahead of Sunday’s league match against Police when he was knocked by a vehicle.
AS Kigali, being the first Rwandan club to reach the second round of Africa’s second biggest club competition, will be hoping to inch closer to the group stages which comes with a financial boost.
To reach the 1/8th round, AS Kigali, who are playing in this competition for the second time since making their debut in 2002, eliminated Burundian side Academie Tchite 2-1 on goal aggregate.
The City of Kigali-sponsored side won the first leg 1-0 in Kigali and drew 1-1 in the second leg in Bujumbura.