Club Senegalese Referee To Manage Al Ahly – Palmeiras Club World Cup Game

Senegalese Maguette N’Diaye is the referee FIFA has selected to officiate the Club World Cup third-place game between Al Ahly and Palmeiras.

Egyptian side Al Ahly, representing Africa at the tournament, qualified for semi-finals for the third time in their history. But Bayern Munich stopped them in the race to the title. As the African champions lost 2-0 to European champions in the semis.

The Egyptian giants will now face Copa Libertadores champions Palmeiras in the third-placed encounter on Thursday, 11th February. Game to kick off at 15:00 GMT.

Fellow countrymen Djibril Camara and Al-Hadji Samba will assist N’Diaye in his duties.

Bayern Munich will face Mexico side Tigres in the final at 18:00 later the same night.

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