list of African Referees and Assist Referees for 2018 world cup

 

Best officiating will be one of the things that fans will be expecting Russia 2018 FIFA world cup, as we see the gathering of the best of the best footballers  in the world, as well as the best football officials. FIFA have also selected Six Referees and Ten Assistant Referees from the shores of Africa. To lead this officials is

The Algerian born  Mehdi Abid Charef, a 37 years old fifa referee will be one of the officials from Africa that will take charge of some games in Russia 2018

 

Among the best officials from the shores of Africa is Gambian born FIFA Referee Bakary Papa Gassama. Gassama became a FIFA referee in 2007. He officiated at the 2012 Olympic tournament, in which he was the fourth official for the gold medal match between Mexico and Brazi

More of the officials

REFEREES:

Abid charef Mehdi (ALG),

DIEDHIOU MALANG (SEN)

GASSAMA BAKARY PAPA  (GAM)

GRISHA Ghead  (EGY)

JANNY SIKAZWE  (ZAM)

TESSEMA WEYESA BAMLAK   (ETH).

ASSISTANT REFEREES:

ACHIK Redouane  (MAR)

AHMED Waleed (SDN)

BIRUMUS NAHU Jean (BDI)

CAMARA Djibril (SEN)

DOS SANTOS Jerson Emiliano (ANG)

ETCHIALI Abdelhak  (ALG)

HMILA  Anouar (TUN)

RANGE Marwa (KEN)

SHAMBA EL HADJI Malick (SEN)

SIWELA ZAKHELE Thusi (RSA)

These men have been taking through a rigorous training including fitness test and seminars on the laws of the game. while all eyes will be on them to see how best they will interpret the laws the game in the field of play. But having been tested in savral competition including fifa organised ones, they will be ready to give in their best for the success of the game.

Haven been involve in the elite football competition in the years past, these gentle men of the whistle are prepared and focus to face the challenge and to prove a point that they have come of age in the business of the whistle.

While coaches will bring in best styles and formation of play, Players will bring in best dribbling and skills, Referees will bring in best officiating in this world cup.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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