Sports News of Friday, 15 March 2019Source: Sports24.comCAF appoint women officials for men's youth tournamentWomen referees in GhanaThe Confederation of African Football (CAF) will include three women among the officials for a men's youth tournament in Tanzania next month. In statement, CAF said one referee and two assistants will handle matches at the under-17 African Cup of Nations from April 14-28. "It will also give women match officials a bigger platform to expose their talents and also gain experience." The women are Tanzanian referee Jonesia Rukyaa Kabakama, and assistants Mary Wanjiru Njoroge from Kenya and Lidwine Rakotozafinoro from Madagascar. The group will undergo "medical, physical and theoretical test to select the conclusive list of match officials for the final tournament" in Tanzania.
Source: GhanaWeb March 15, 2019 13:18 UTC