Norwegian Referee For Tunis Derby Between Esperance & Club Africain

Norwegian referee, Tom Henning, will handle what promises to be an explosive derby between Tunis-based clubs Esperance and Club Africain on Sunday.
League leaders Esperance and defending champions Club Africain will be involved in a top-of-table clash that will be handled by Norwegian match officials led by Tom Henning.

The match will be played at the 7 November Stadium in Rades, near Tunis.

In Tunisia, high-profile matches like this Tunis derby are often handled by European referees as most clubs believe they will get fairer officiating from the foreign arbitrators than their local referees.

Esperance lead the standings with 45 points from 20 matches, one point ahead of second-placed Club Africain.

Etoile Sahel are third in the table with 41 points while CS Sfaxien are a distant fourth on 33 points.

Samm Audu, Goal.com