Mandu, other six Ugandans appointed by CAF ahead of AFCON qualifiers

A total of seven (7) Ugandans have been handed roles by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) ahead of the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.

The upcoming qualifiers will take place between 9th and 17th of November with all nations slatted to play two games.

As a norm, officials for the upcoming games are announced before the clashes.

The seven Ugandans that have been handed roles include Mike Letti, Dixson Okello, Humphrey Mandu, Chelanget Ali Sabila, Dick Okello, Isa Masembe and William Oloya.

As the Uganda Cranes will be facing South Sudan, home and away, different Ugandan officials will also be on duty.

Humphrey Mandu Watenga will be deployed as security officer for the group C qualifier for Sudan at home against Ghana Black Stars at the Al Hilal Stadium, Omdurman.

This will be the debut for placement for Mandu as security officer in the AFCON qualifiers.

Mandu is the FUFA Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO), a FUFA Super League Limited Board member, who also played for the Uganda U-23 side (Kobs) and Posta FC in the Uganda Premier League back in the days.

Letti will be the Match Commissioner for the game between Egypt and Togo on 14th November.

Okello has been named head of Security in the match between Ethiopia and Niger.

The others, including Sabila, Dick, Magembe and Oloya will be referees for the game that pits Lesotho at home to Benin.

In this same window, Uganda will face South Sudan in a double with the first game in Kampala on 9th while the second clash will take place on the 17th in Nairobi.

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