Match officials in Ghana have missed out on the chance of taking part in the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
This comes after failing to make the cut for the 19 pre-selected from the continent ahead of the competition which will be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand.
Among the 19 selected, there are 8 referees and 11 assistant referees.
They come from fifteen member associations of the African Football Confederation (CAF), and therefore all from CAF.
They are Salima Mukansanga (Rwanda), Lidya Tafesse Abebe (Ethiopia), Maria Rivet (Mauritius), Bouchra Karboubi (Morocco), Ndidi Patience Madu (Nigeria), Vincentia Amedome (Togo), Fatou Thioune (Senegal), Dorsaf Ganouati (Tunisia)
As for the 11 assistants, they are Mary Njoroge (Kenya), Lidwine Rakotozafinoro (Madagascar), Bernadettar Kwimbira (Malawi), Queency Victoire (Mauritius), Diana Chikotesha (Zambia), Mimisen Iyorhe (Nigeria), Fatiha Jermoumi (Morocco ), Fanta Kone (Mali), Carine Atezambong Fomo (Cameroon), Yara Atef Said Abdelfattah (Egypt).
The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup is scheduled for 10 July. It will be the first time 32 teams will be participating in the tournament.