Nigeria vs Serbia: Craig Pawson picked as referee

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MARCH 19: Referee Craig Pawson during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Stoke City at Vicarage Road on March 19, 2016 in Watford, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

English premier league referee Craig Pawson will officiate Tuesday night’s friendly between Nigeria and Serbia.

Pawson will be assisted by other EPL officials in the match billed to kick off at 8pm Nigerian time at the Hive.

Simon Bennett and Ian Hussin will be the assistant referees with another top EPL referee Stuart Atwell appointed as the fourth official.

Pawson, 39, has been a Premier League referee since 2013 and he was the fourth official for the 2015 EFL Cup final between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley.

The Super are aiming for a third straight friendly win since booking their Russia 2018 World Cup ticket having defeated Argentina 4-2 in November and Poland 1-0 on Friday.