Former Kenyan Premier League (KPL) Referee of the Year Davies Omweno has been handed an appointment officiate in the match pitting Zambian champions Zesco United against their Egyptian counterpart Al Ahly in Group A on Saturday 18 June.
In the game that will be staged at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, Omweno will be meeting three Harambee Stars players in David Owino, Anthony Akumu and Jesse Were all who feature for Zesco.
Omweno is one of the four Kenyan referees handed continental appointments on the day and in the match, he will do with assistance from Uganda’s Mark Ssonko, serving as the first assistant referee then another Kenyan, Gilbert Cheruiyot, will be the second assistant.
Anthony Ogwayo will be the reserve referee in the match then Angolan Agostinho Basilio will be the match commissioner.
In the game pitting Asec Mimosas of Ivory Coast against Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco in Group B on the same day, another Kenyan will be doing duty. Aden Marwa has been selected to serve in the match as the first assistant referee.