N’dri to lead Ivorian referees for Hearts Confederation Cup opener

Ivorian referees led by Kouame N’dri will handle the first leg of Hearts of Oak’s 2015 Caf Confederation Cup preliminary round encounter with Benin’s AS Police.

The Ghanaians host the first leg in Accra on February 15.


N’dri, a 40-year-old professional teacher, received his Fifa badge in 2009. He would be assisted on the lines by compatriots Mamadou Sherif Bogbe and Pelako Toure with Denis Dembele serving as the Reserve Referee.


Yameogo Koudougou David from neighbouring Burkina Faso has been appointed the Match Commissioner.


The Phobians are getting themselves ready for the Africa challenge and will on Thursday afternoon, play a friendly with Nigerian champions, Kano Pillars, who have pitched a training camp at the Lizzy Sports Complex in Accra.