Cape Verdean ref for Eagles, Seychelles clash
Cape Verde’ s Fabricio Duarte will be at the centre when the Super Eagles host Seychelles in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on March 23 . Duarte will be assisted by compatriots Jose Carlos Alexandre Pins Mendes and Delgado Fernandes Wilson Jorge, who will serve as assistant referees for the dead rubber Group E clash. The Eagles are already through to Egypt 2019 after holding the BafanaBafana to a 1 - 1 draw in their last game in the qualifiers at the FNB Stadium, Johannesburg . Seychelles are without a win in the group and have conceded 22 times in five matches .
The Eagles defeated the Pirates 3 - 0 in the reverse fixture last year, their first win in the group after going down to a 2- 0 home defeat to South Africa in their first game in the qualifiers . Gernot Rohr ’ s men are expected to start preparations for the game on Monday in Asaba . The German has invited 23 players with only two local stars in the list . The West Africans will also take on the Pharaohs of Egypt in a friendly on March 26 in Asaba.