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CAF Hands Eleven Ugandans AFCON Qualifiers, Champions League roles

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed 10 Ugandans for roles in the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualification window, next month.

The other will also be on duty in the CAF Champions League in the same month.

This was confirmed on Thursday, February 18 by the continent’s football governing body.

The list of Ugandans includes referees, General coordinators, Security Officers, Match Commissioners, a COVID-19 Officer and a Media Manager.

The referees that have been handed roles are Mashood Ssali , Dick Okello, Isa Masembe and Ali Sabila Chelenget.

All four will been tasked with overseeing proceedings in the game between Comoros and Togo on the 24th of March.

Ssali 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.

Mike Leti will be the match commissioner as Tanzania hosts Libya in Dar es Salam on the 28th of March while Yusuf Suleiman Awuye will also act in the same capacity as Kenya plays host to Egypt on the 25th of the same month.

The two individuals who have been named as security officers include Abdul Lukooya Sekabira and Dickson Okello. Lukooya will be at the match between South Sudan and Malawi while Okello will be in Nairobi for Kenya vs Egypt.

Ali Mwebe will be the General coordinator as Zimbabwe hosts Zambia on the 29th of March while James Ssekajugo is the COVID-19 Officer for Uganda at home to Burkina Faso on the 24th of the same month.

The other individual that will be on duty is Jackson Oryada who will be the Media Officer as Simba SC hosts Al Ahly in the CAF Champions League on the 24th of March.

The full list of Ugandans on duty

AFCON 2021 Qualifier match between COMOROS VS TOGO (25/03/2021)

-Mashood SSALI – Center Referee
-Dick OKELLO – Assistant Referee 1
-Isa MASEMBE – Assistant Referee 2
-Chelanget Ali Sabila – Fourth Official

Mike Letti – Match Commissioner Tanzania Vs Libya (28/03/2021)

Ali Mwebe – General Coordinator Zimbabwe Vs Zambia (29/03/2021)

Haj Abdul Lukooya Sekabira – Security officer South Sudan Vs Malawi (24/03/2021)

Yusuf Sulaiman Awuye – Match Commissioner Kenya Vs Egypt (25/03/2021)

Dixon Adol Okello – Security officer Kenya Vs Egypt (25/03/2021)

Dr James Sekajugo – Covid officer Uganda Vs Burkina Faso (24/03/2021)

Andrew Jackson Oryada-Media Officer Simba vs Al Alhy CAF Champs League (24/03/2021)

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