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All- Women Squad To Referee For Guinea And Zimbabwe's Match

Yaounde will host the CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Tuesday, with Salima Rhadia Mukansanga becoming the first female referee in the tournament's history.


It is the first time in the history of the Confederation of African Football that an all-female team has reffed a CAN match, according to a statement from the organization.

Host of the group stage encounter between Zimbabwe and Guinea at Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium will be 35-year-old Mukansanga.


A female-only squad will officiate a match at the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since the competition began.


Carine Atemzabong of Cameroon and Fatiha Jermoumi of Morocco will assist Mukansanga, and Bouchra Karboubi of Morocco will be the head of video refereeing.


This will be the first time in the history of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations that a woman has been assigned as a fourth official in a match between Guinea and Malawi.

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Bouchra Karboubi Carine Atemzabong Guinea Morocco Salima Rhadia Mukansanga

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