CAF announced that Jambi Bakari Jasama would be the referee of the match, after Raja had been informed – according to his statement – that Cameroon Today Niant would be the referee of the confrontation.
Please request to change Jasama by another provision.
The statement said: The Raja Sports Club submitted a request to the Confederation of African Football seeking to replace the arbitration staff appointed for the fifth round of the African Champions League group stage, which will bring the Tunisian Sports Club Esperance to the Raja Sports Club on January 25th in Tunis, and it is known that Kave has appointed the Cameroonian referee Today, Niant will lead the meeting before you replace him with the Gambian referee, Mr. Bakari Jasama, who is asking the club to replace him.
According to Moroccan reports, the change of judgment was due to Niant’s arbitration of the Tunisian derby between Esperance and the African, which ended in favor of Esperance 1-2.
And Esperance occupies the top of Group D with 10 points, while Raja deserves it by 7 points, 3 points behind JS Kabylie.