CHEONAN, SOUTH KOREA - MAY 22: Referee Sidi Alioum of Cameroon during the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 group E match between Vietnam and New Zealand at Cheonan Baekseok Stadium on May 22, 2017 in Cheonan, South Korea. (Photo by Maddie Meyer - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)


The Confederation of African Football have announced that a Cameroonian refereeing trio led by Alioum Neant Siddi will take charge of Thursday’s AFCON quarter clash pitting surprise package Madagascar to 2004 African Champions Tunisia at the AL-Salam Stadium in Cairo.

It will be the third game in the competition for the trusted trio after an excellent display in the Egypt Versus Zimbabwe and Ivory Coast Versus Morocco games.

Three Cameroonians

They are:

Alioum Neant Sidi


Noupoue Elvis.

Alioum has 8 AFCON tournament appearances under his belt.

Menkouande Evariste shall be the first assistant and Noupoue Elvis, second assistant.

The only non Cameroonian in the quartet of officials is Otogo Eric Arnaud of Gabon who will serve as the fourth official in the game.

Madagascar as a nation is having a time of their life in the 2019 AFCON village while Tunisia is in a desperate hunt for a victory in the AFCON final after multiple disappointments at this stage in the past.

Angu Lesley in Cairo.