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AFCON 2019: No Ghanaian referee picked for event


Athletics News of Thursday, 6 June 2019

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Daniel Laryea Ref Daniel Laryea had hopes of officiating at the continent’s flagship soccer event

There will be no Ghanaian referee at the Africa Cup of Nations for the next straight event.

CAF has picked out 56 officials (20 centre referees and 36 assistant referees) for this year’s match in Egypt but none from Ghana exact same as in 2017, when no Ghanaian was selected.

Daniel Laryea experienced hopes of officiating at the continent’s flagship football occasion when he was named in a 24-gentleman shortlist for the elite referees’ seminar in Morocco very last thirty day period.

But irrespective of his encounter in latest CAF inter-clubs competitions, Laryea could not make the grades to be chosen for the expanded event.

Laryea, a FIFA badge holder, was picked for the CHAN tournament in Morocco in 2017.

He officiated at the 2017 African Youth Championship in Gabon and the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations hosted by Ghana in September.

Online video assistant referees (VAR) will be decided on from the pool of officers at the match.

VAR is s becoming made use of at the Africa Cup of Nations for the very first time. The technological piece will be utilized from the quarterfinals phase.

The match will just take spot from 21 June to 19 July.

Checklist of centre referees

Mustapha Ghorbal (Algeria), Helder Martins Rodrigues De Carvalho ( Angola), Joshua Bondo (Botswana), Pacifique Ndabihawenimana(Burundi) , Alioum Alioum (Cameroon), Amin Mohammed Omar (Egypt), Ibrahim Nour El Din (Egypt), Bamlak Tessema (Ethiopia), Gassama Bakary Papa (Gambia), Peter Waweru (Kenya), Mahamadou Keita (Mali), Redouane Jiyed (Morocco), Beida Dahane (Mauritania), Ahmad Imetehaz Heeralall (Mauritius), Noureddine El Jaafari (Morroco), Jackson Pavaza (Namibia), Jean Jacques Ndala Ngambo (Rd Congo), Louis Hakizimana (Rwanda), Maguette Ndiaye (Senegal), Issa SY (Senegal), Bernard Camille (Seychelles), Victor Miguel De Freitas (South Africa), Sadok Selmi (Tunisia), Youssefe Essrayri (Tunisia), Guirat Hythem (Tunisia ), Janny Sikazue (Zambia).

Assistant referees

Moukrane Gourari (Algeria), Abdelhak Ectchiali (Algeria), Jerson Emiliano Dos Santos (Angola), Seydou Tiama (Burkina Faso), Nguegoue Elvis Person Noupue (Cameroon), Evarist Menkouande (Cameroon), Issa Yaya (Chad), Soulaimane Almadine (Comoros ), Tahssen Abo El Sadat (Egypt), Abouelregal Mahmoud (Egypt), Tesfagiorghis Berhe (Eritrea), Samuel Temesgin (Ethiopia), Sidibe Sidiki (Guinea), Gilbert K. Cheruiyot (Kenya), Souru Phatsoane (Lesotho), Attia Amsaaed (Libya), Lionel Andrianantenaiana (Madagascar), Azgaou Lahcen (Morocco), Arsenio Maringule (Mozambique), Mahamadou Yahaya (Niger), Baba Adel (Nigeria), Oliver Safari (Rdc), El Hadji Malick Samba (Senegal), Djibril Camara (Senegal), Zakhele Thusi Siwela(South Africa), Mohammed Ibrahim(Sudan), Waleed Ahmed Ali (Sudan), Yamen Mellouchi (Tunisia), Anouar Hmila (Tunisia)

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