Uganda’s Shamirah Nabadda is among the 40 match officials selected by CAF to officiate at the 2022 Africa Women Cup of Nations in Morocco next month.
It’s a big milestone for Nabadda whose meteoric rise started in 2016 when she attained a FUFA badge in 2016.
Nabadda who later got her FIFA badge in 2018, played football for Western United in FUFA Women Elite League.
She was the best referee in Coca-cola Schools tournament in 2016 and a former student at Masaka SS.
The list has 16 referees, 16 assistants and eight VAR officials selected by 24 African nations.
Rwanda’s Salima Mukansanga who recently officiated at AFCON in Cameroon 2021 and selected for World Cup in Qatar, is also on the list.
The 16 Referees;
1.Maria Packuita Cynquela Rivet (Mauritius)
2. Ganouati Dorsaf (Tunisia)
3. Shahenda Saad Ali Elmaghrabi (Egypt)
4. Akona Zenith Makalima (South Africa)
5. Mame Coumba Faye (Senegal)
6. Lidya Tafesse Abebe (Ethiopia)
7. Shamira Nabadda (Uganda)
8. Zomadre Sonia Kore (Cote d’Ivoire)
9. Aissata Boudy Lam (Mauritania)
10. Salima Mukansanga (Rwanda)
11. Amedome Vincentia Enyonam (Togo)
12. Viana Letticia (Eswatini)
13. Suavis Iratunga (Burundi)
14. Karboubi Bouchra (Morocco)
15. Madu Ndidi Patience (Nigeria)
16. Twanyanyukwa Ndemugwanitha Antsino (Namibia)