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Namibian referees to officiate in Confederation of African Football qualifiers

Reinhold Shikongo, Benedictus Nashenda, Helmut Andreas and Isaskar Boois will be flying the Namibian flag high when they take charge of some CAF Champions League fixtures when the continental cup competition resumes this weekend.

Shikongo travels to Africa’s Pearl, Uganda and will be officiating the proceedings between hosts Kampala City Council FC and Nkana FC of Zambia. Nashenda, Boois, and Andreas will join Shikongo as linesmen and fourth official respectively at the Nelson Mandela National Stadium in Kampala, Uganda. Namibian sides Black Africa and African Stars fell out of the competition when they were edged by South African giants Kaizer Chiefs and Petro de Luanda of Angola respectively. The remaining teams will now compete in the second round of the competition. The CAF Champions League is an annual club football competition run by the Confederation of African Football. Having won the title 8 times, Al Ahly of Egypt is the most successful club in the competition and they are also the current champions.

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