The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed seven Ugandans for roles in the upcoming CAF Champions League and Confederations Cup fixtures.
This was confirmed on Wednesday, February 03 by the continent’s football governing body.
The list of Ugandans includes referees, a general coordinator, security officer and a match commissioner.
The referees that have been handed roles are William Oloya, Okello Lee, Isa Masembe and Ali Sabila Chelenget.
All four have been tasked with overseeing proceedings in the CAF Confederations Cup 2nd Preliminary round fixture between Kenya’s Gor Mahia and Napsa Stars FC of Zambia.
In the match that will be played at the Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi, Oloya will be the centre referee with Okello and Masembe the first and second assistant referees respectively.
For Sabila, he will has been appointed as the fourth official for that particular contest.
Two Ugandans have also been appointed in the CAF Champions League match between Sudanese side Al Merreikh and AS Vita of the DRC.
Ali Mwebe who will be the General Coordinator and Humphrey Mandu who will act as a Security Officer.
The game will be played on February 23 at the Omdurman El Hilal Stadium.
To complete the list is Awuye Yusuf Suleiman who will be the match commissioner in the game between El Hilal Omdurman of Sudan and DRC’s TP Mazembe which will take place on February 24 at the Omdurman El Hilal Stadium.
The list of Ugandan officials that have been appointed by CAF
Total CAF Confederations Cup 2020/21 2nd Preliminary round
Gor Mahia (Kenya) vs Napsa Stars FC (Zambia)
14th Feb 2021 at Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi.
Referee: William Oloya.
AR1: Okello Lee.
AR2: Isa Masembe.
R.R: Ali Sabila Chelenget.
Total CAF Champions League 2020/2021
Al Merreikh (Sudan)Vs AS Vita (DRC)
23rd Feb.2021 at Omdurman El Hilal Stadium.
General Coordinator: Ali Mwebe
Security Officer: Hurmphrey Mandu Watenga.
El Hilal Omdurman (Sudan)vs TP Mazembe (DR Congo)
24th Feb 2021 at Omdurman El Hilal Stadium.
Match Commissioner: Awuye Yusuf Suleiman.