AFCON 2019: CAF Names 27 Referees, 29 Assistants For Seminar


AFCON 2019: CAF names 27 referees, 29 assistants for seminar

By Sampson Adedeji

Ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations slated for Egypt in the summer, Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named 27 referees and 29 assistants for the pre-AFCON seminar in Morocco, reports.

The African soccer governing body on Tuesday evening released the comprehensive lists of match officials.

No Nigeria referee was named in the 27 centre referee but Baba Adel was named among the 29 assistants referee that will undergo the seminar.

Notable names like Gambia’s Papa Gassama, Egyptian Ghead Gerisha, Bamlak Tessema of Ethiopia all made the lists.

The competition is scheduled to start in June 21 in Cairo, Egypt.


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