The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named referees selected to officiate the 2016 African Nation Championship due in Rwanda from January 16 to February 7.
The appointed referees are expected to undergo a fitness test on January 13, 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda.
Host Rwanda is housed in Group A with Morocco, Cote d’Ivoire and Gabon; Group B has DR Congo, Cameroon, Ethiopia and Angola; Group C is composed of Tunisia, Niger, Guinea and Nigeria whilst Zimbabwe, Zambia, Uganda and Mali make up Group D.
Matches will be held in four cities namely Remera, Nyamirambo, Huye and Rubavu for the tournament.
Referees: Abdi Charef Medhi (Algeria), Bernard Camille (Seychelles), Denis Dembele (Cote d’Ivoire), Ibrahim Nour El Din (Egypt), Daniel Bennet (South Africa), Kordi Med Said (Tunisia), Mohamed El Fadil (Sudan), Nampiandrza Hamada (Madagascar), Keita Mahamadou (Mali), Ali Lemghaifry (Mauritania), Malang Diedhiou (Senegal), Zio Ephrem Juste (Burkina Faso), Davies Omweno (Kenya), Hudu Munyemana (Rwanda), Joeph Lamtey (Ghana) and Thierry Nkurunziza (Burundi).
Assistant Referees: Mokrane Gourari (Algeria), Ndagijimana Theogene (Rwanda), Mark Ssonko (Uganda), Oamogestse Godisamang (Botswana), Noupue Nouegoue Elvis (Cameroon), Dina Bienvenu (Benin), Serigne Cheikh Toure (Senegal), Ahmed Hossam Taha (Egypt), Tesfagiorghis Berha (Eritrea), David Laryea (Ghana), Mamdy Tere (Guinea), Sullaymane Sosseh (Gambia), Marwa Range (Kenya), Mahamadou Yahaya (Niger),Hensley Petrousse (Seychelles), Khumalo Steven (South Africa),Theophile Vinga (Gabon) and Nabina Blaise Sebutu (DR Congo).