16 October 2020 – Award-winning South African referee, Victor Gomes will take charge of a highly anticipated Africa Cup of Nations Group D qualifier between Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The match will take place on 17 November 2020 at the Estádio 11 de Novembro stadium in Luanda, Angola.
Gomes, known for his ability to handle pressure during international encounters, will be assisted by fellow compatriots, Zakhele Siwela who will serve as the First Assistant Referee, Athenkosi Ndongeni who will serve as the Second Assistant Referee, while Eugine Nkosinathi Mdluli will be the fourth official.
Namibia’s Johannes Jakob Vries will be the Match Commissioner.
The AFCON qualifiers will resume next month after being prematurely suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic that wreaked havoc in the 2020 football calendar.
The official AFCON tournament will be hosted by Cameroon and is scheduled to take place from January – February 2022.

For further information, please contact:
SAFA: Head of Communications
Dominic Chimhavi
Email: dominic.chimhavi@safa.net
Mobile: +27 71 332 9886