The World football governing body, FIFA has named French officials for the highly anticipated FIFA U17 Group A clash between hosts, Chile and defending champions, Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets billed for late Tuesday night.
At the centre to handle proceedings is Ruddy Buquet who has been named as the centre referee.
The 38-year-old Frenchman has been a full international for FIFA since 2011.
Others listed for the match that would be watched by a capacity crowd also include Buquet’s compatriots Guillaume Debart and Gringore Cyril as assistant referees while the fourth official is Abdulrahman Al-Jassim of Qatar.
Meanwhile, Golden Eaglets will yet again don white jerseys against Chile as they did inSaturday’s 2-0 win against the USA.
The only slight change in the team’s dressing on Tuesday would be that of the goalkeepers who will swap their yellow gear for black top, short and socks
. In the same vein, host Chile would swap their white jerseys for their famous red and blue colours while their goalkeepers will dorn yellow attire.
The Group A matches at Estadio Sausalito in Vina Del Mar on Tuesday would start at 5:00pm local time (9:00pm in Nigeria) between USA and Croatia while Nigeria’s Eaglets face Chile at8:00pm local time(12:00 midnight in Nigeria).