The Confederation of African Football, CAF, did not name any Nigerian referee in its 26-man list of officials for the Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Gambia. The officials, 12 centre referees and 14 assistant referees, were drawn from 22 countries.
The competition will hold from 26 February to 12 March. Hosts, Zambia will play Guinea in the opening game. Matches will be played at the Lewy Mwanawasa Stadium, Ndola and the National Heroes Stadium.
Recall that Nigeria failed to qualify for the tournament, losing out to Sudan in the third round of qualifiers.