13 Feb, 08:51
Ugandan assistant referee, Mark Ssonko, and Kenyan, Range Marwa, have been shortlisted to officiate in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Ssonko and Marwa who are among a dozen of assistants picked for the assignment have been listed alongside Ahmed Waleed from Sudan and Jean Claude Birimushahu from Burundi.
Ethiopia’s Tessema Weyesa Bamlak is the only centre referee picked from the CECAFA region.
Officials listed from Africa
Referees; Grisha Ghead (Egypt), Abid Charef Mehdi (Algeria), Sikazwe Janny (Zambia), Tessema Weyesa Bamlak (Ethiopia), Gassama Bakary Papa (Gambia), Diedhiou Malang (Senegal)
Assistant Referees; Etchiali Abdelhak (Algeria), Hmila Anouar (Tunisia), Camara Djibril (Senegal), Samba El Hadji Malick (Senegal), Birumushahu Jean Claude (Burundi), Range Marwa (Kenya), Achik Redouane (Morocco), Ahmed Waleed (Sudan), Dos Santos Jerson Emiliano (Angola), Siwela Zakhele Thusi (S. Africa), Safari Olivier (I. Coast), Ssonko Mark (Uganda)