Egyptian referee Amin Mohamed Omar will take charge of the opening 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) fixture between the host country and Guinea Bissau on Saturday.
The 39-year-old is not at his first international experience; he officiated during the FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil in 2019.
The Egyptian will be supported by his Compatriots Mahmoud Ahmed Kamel and Ahmed Hossam Taha. Mahmoud Elbana has also appointed as the VAR referee of the match.
The match between the Elephants and Guinea Bissau is scheduled for the Alassane Ouattara Olympic Stadium in Ebimpe.