A female referee left Mzansi speechless, some of his photos were shared on twitter and people were shot. A surprise to many people saw a woman who was a football player. Judges and men have often found this to be true in some cases. His name is Akhona Makalima and something about him is that he is focused on his work.
A female referee left Mzansi speechless, her few photos were shared on twitter and people were shot. It was a surprise to many people to see a woman who was a football player. Judges and men often found this to be true in some cases. His name is Akhona Makalima and one thing about him is that he is very focused on his job.
A female Referee left Mzansi speechless, a few pictures of her were shared on twitter and people were blown away. It became a surprise to many people to see a woman who was into soccer. In most cases Referees are males this made it difficult for some people to even accept that she was capable aswell.
Akhona Makalima is one of the South African first woman to be certified to be a refree in a male dominating Sports. Most woman hardly involve themselves in male football because since then it has been viewed as sports for Men and the most popular teams are that of men compared to women.
Football is a sport dominated by men, however the game has been taking big strides in terms of bringing balance.The conversation of women players earning less money than their counterparts was one of the hottest topics after the 2019 FIFA women's world cup.South Africa has decided to lead by example by enabling female referees to officiate official games and the story of this particular referee has been an inspiration and motivation for many.
The day was 28 February 2015 and it was her mother's birthday but most importantly Akhona Makalima is making history in PSL. That afternoon University of Pretoria Football Club is scheduled to take on Mpumalanga Black Aces but there is a new referee on the official line up and to spice things up it's a woman making history as the first female referee in PSL.
Most people might have seen Akhona Makalima, but they might know much about about her, In this article, we will take a look at her career and lifestyle. In South Africa, Akhona Makalima is the first woman football referee, and she works for FIFA, the Premier Soccer League, the SASOL Women's League, and the South African Football Association (SAFA).
The Eastern Cape born now referee started her career as a footballer while growing up, she would later decide to hang up her boots for a while at age 17 after her mother advised her that the sport was solely for men. She would later resume her career two years after while she was in college. During her footballing days at college her mother heard that she had decided to return to the sport and would decided to attend her match. On the match day Makalima displayed skills and uniqueness and was nicknamed "Zidane"
So a very long time jobs were categorized according to gender. People would be criticized for doing jobs that were deemed for specific gender. Gone are those days because now you can do any job you want without any negative comments or someone stopping you. Akhona RJ Makalima is a South African referee, fitness fanatic, stylist, model and radio presenter.
Akhona Makalima is a character in the film Akhona Makalima. For the past ten years, a woman has been blowing the whistle. This month marks her tenth year in the game, and remaining in the game has required a great deal of discipline and knowledge of football rules.
Akhona Makalima who grew up in a rural village had to fight for her footballing dream and she is now reaping the rewards In a make dominated field she's a gem that found it's way through brittle rocks by reflecting the sunlight and illuminating everything around her. Her parents have always been against her dream of becoming a footballer as it was seen as a male sport and didn't understand how much it meant to her.
When Premier Soccer League (PSL) referee Akhona Makalima smiles briefly during a game, it's most likely because one of the players has yelled "Mr Ref" at her. It's a term she despises but has forced to accept over time because the players frequently refer to her as such in the heat of battle.
See photos of a female FIFA referee who leaves Mzansi flabbergasted. Mzansi was left dumbfounded by a female referee, some of his images were uploaded on Twitter, and people were shot. Many people were surprised to see a lady who was a football player. In certain circumstances, judges and men have found this to be true.
Akhona Makalima is among the first women in South Africa to be accredited as a refree in a male-dominated sport, which she did in the sport of football. Professional football has historically been regarded as a male-dominated sport, and the most famous teams are overwhelmingly composed of men as opposed to women.
A female referee left Mzansi speechless, her few snap shots have been shared on twitter and those had been shot. It changed into a marvel to many people to see a female who become a football participant. Judges and men regularly discovered this to be actual in a few cases.
Meet Akhona Makalima, the first female referee from Africa to be accredited by FIFA. Akhona Makalima became Africa's first female referee when she officiated a men's professional football match Akhona Makalima, 32, was the referee for Zambia's Cosafa match against Lesotho. She is Africa's first certified female soccer referee, officiating for FIFA and the South African Premier Soccer League.
There is never a dull moment on the Twitter streets. despite all the bad things happening in the world people will still find something to talk and laugh about. In soccer most referees are male but there are those female one who manage to qualify in a male dominated industry and obviously they tend to get the spotlight.
Mzansi was shaken by a female football referee. Take a look at how people reacted Akhona Makalima was one of the first women in South Africa to be qualified as a refree in a male-dominated sport. Most women do not participate in male football because it has been seen as a sport for males since its inception, and the most popular teams are men's rather than women's.
By Ronewa Ramulifho Carrers are made for both genders and yes it is really weird to many to see a woman doing something that is usually done by men only. Not all ladies hate soccer , some love it to such an extend that they even play it . And then there are those who just love being behind the scenes.
The SA Football Association (Safa) has affirmed that Premier Soccer League (PSL) arbitrator Akhona Makalima has been assigned by the world football administering body FIFA as a contender for the following FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia/New Zealand in 2023. The whistle-woman from a humble community called Ngqamakhwe in the Eastern Cape was suggested by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to be essential for the authorities who will direct at the 2023 FIFA World Cup.