Sikazwe to officiate Belgium World Cup opening game
Zambian top referee Janny Sikazwe will be the man in the middle when European giants Belgium take on Panama at the on going Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Monday, June 18 at 17:00hrs.
FIFA announced the news on their official twitter account for media (@FIFAmedia). Sikazwe will be assisted by Jerson Dos Santos of Angolav and Zakhele Siwela of South Africa. The fourth official will Ryuji Sato from Japan.
— FIFA Media (@fifamedia) June 16, 2018
The match will be the first ever for the Kapiri Mposhi based teacher. Sikazwe is no stranger to big games having officiated a number of high profile matches including the reply of the Senegal vs South Africa World Cup qualifier and the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup.
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