FIFA snubs Nigerian referees, lists 12 African match officials for Paris 2024


The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has announced the appointment of match officials for football events of the 2024 Olympic Games.

FIFA listed 12 match officials from Africa with none from Nigeria making the cut.

The African referees for the tournament include Beida Dahane from Mauritania, Ismail Mahmood Ali from Sudan and Karboubi Bouchra from Morocco.

Meanwhile, assistant referees from Africa include Ahmed Liban Abdoulrazack from Djibouti, Chikotesha Diana from Zambia, Jermouni Fatiha from Morocco, Noupue Elvis from Cameroon, Santos Jerson Emiliano Dos from Angola and Yiembe Stephen from Kenya.

In the video match officials category, Ashour Mahmoud from Egypt and Benbraham Lahlou from Algeria will were selected.

Additionally, Nabadda Shamirah from Uganda will provide support as part of the match officials

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