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31 Aug 2016
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Bennett to again officiate crucial Liberia match

By Boy Dolo


The last time the South African officiated a match involving Liberia, the Lone Star were walloped 6-1 by Nigeria in a 2013 Nations Cup Qualifiers.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) said South African referee Daniel Frazer Bennett will officiate the crucial 2017 Africa Cup Nation Match between hosts Tunisia and Liberia on September 4, 2016.

The former PSL Referee of the Season will be assisted by compatriots Zakhele Thusi Silwela and Mothibidi Stevens Kahumalo for the match which will take place at the Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet , Monastir, Tunisia.

Born in Dewsbury, England, Bennett is a schoolteacher at Mondeor Primary in Johannesburg. He has been an international referee since 2003.

Bennet officiated the second leg of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations match between Nigeria and Liberia in Calabar and the Lone Star were dumped 6-1 after drawing the first leg of the paring 2-2 at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville.

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