Referee Nestor Pitana from an area of early Roman Catholic missionary called Corpus-Misiones in Argentina would be the umpire when Sweden and Nigeria exchange fireworks at the Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium today.
Designated Match No. 24, the kick off is fixed at 20:00 pm local time which is 5:00pm in Nigeria with the 38-year-old Argentine alongside two of compatriots and another official from Costa Rica taking charge of the game.
Juan Pablo and Diego Bonfa would serve as Assistant Referee 1& 2 while Hugo Cruz would serve as the Fourth Official.
The match commissioner is burly President of Panamanian Football Federation
(FEPAFUT); Mr. Pedro Chaluja.
Meanwhile, both Sweden and Nigeria would be wearing their contrasting famous national team jerseys. The Golden Eaglets would spot their traditional green colours while the Swedes would wear yellow attire.