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No Ugandan As 19 African Female Referees Selected For Women World Cup

There will be no Ugandan Referee or Assistant Referee at the 2023 FIFA Women World Cup set to be hosted in Australia and New Zealand.

Of the 156 referees and assistant referees from all over the world who are candidates to officiate at the referees World Cup, eight referees and eleven assistant referees will come from Africa.

CAF has revealed the list of via their website.

Uganda’s international female referees. FUFA

The selected candidates will join the ‘Road to Australia/New Zealand project’ – a programme which will determine the best to operate during the upcoming competition.

The 19 officials selected come from 15 African countries.

It should be noted that Uganda’s female international referees include Shamirah Nabadda and Diana Murungi, while the assistants include Lydia Nantabo, Lydia Wanyama, Marex Nkumbi Nakitto, Jane Mutonyi and Dorcus Atuhaire.

Selected Female Referees from Africa for 2023 Women World Cup:

Referees (8)

Salima Mukansanga (Rwanda), Lidya Tafesse Abebe (Ethiopia), Maria Rivet (Mauritius), Bouchra Karboubi (Morocco), Ndidi Patience Madu (Nigeria), Vincentia Amedome (Togo), Fatou Thioune (Senegal), Dorsaf Ganouati (Tunisia)

Assistant referees (11)

Mary Njoroge (Kenya), Lidwine Rakotozafinoro (Madagascar), Bernadettar Kwimbira (Malawi), Queency Victoire (Mauritius), Diana Chikotesha (Zambia), Mimisen Iyorhe (Nigeria), Fatiha Jermoumi (Morocco), Fanta Kone (Mali), Carine Atezambong Fomo (Cameroon), Yara Atef Said Abdelfattah (Egypt).

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