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REFEREEING: Ugandan referees land FIFA appointments

Seven Ugandan FIFA referees have been appointed to officiate at two up-coming matches in Sudan and Zimbabwe.

The appointments were sent from Zurich, the headquarters of Federation of International Football Associations by Gordon Savic, the head of FIFA World Cup and Olympic qualifiers.

Aisha Nabikko Ssemambo will be the center referee during Zimbabwe’s home fixture against Cameroon of the women Olympic football qualifier in Harare on 18th October 2015 at the Rufaro Stadium.

She will be accompanied by Catherine Cynthia Nagaddya and Nkumbi Nakitto as the first and second assistant referees respectively.

Rwandan born Angelique Tuyishime will be the fourth official. Glenda Makowe from Botswana is the referee assessor as Gladys Wangui Waweru from Kenya shall handle the match commissioning duties.

Relatedly, four male Ugandan referees shall be in charge when South Sudan host Mauritania in the 2018 FIFA World Cup preliminary match on the 7th October 2015 at the Juba Stadium.

Rajab Bakasembe Kalyonkolo is the center referee for the game.
Others are;Hussein Bugembe (first assistant), Samuel Kayondo (second assistant) and BrianMiiro Nsubuga the fourth official.

Egyptian, Hamid Abdel Essam is the appointed referee assessor and Issa Mahamat Saleh from Chad shall be the match commissioner.

2018 FIFA World Cup – Preliminary Competition African Zone –

Round 1, First Leg:

Date: 7th October 2015 – South Sudan Vs Mauritania

Juba Stadium (Kick-off – 16:30 hours)

Referee – Rajab Bakasembe Kalyonkolo (Uganda)

Assistant Referee 1 – Hussein Bugembe (Uganda)

Assistant Referee 2 – Samuel Kayondo (Uganda)

Fourth Official – Brian Miiro Nsubuga (Uganda)

Referee Assessor – Hamid Abdel Essam (Egypt)

Commissioner – Issa Saleh Mahamat (Chad)

Women Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 – Preliminary Competition African Zone Fourth Round – Second Leg

Date: 18th October 2015 – Zimbabwe Vs Cameroon

Rufaro Stadium, Harare

Zimbabwe Vs Cameroon (14:00 Hours)

Referee: Aisha Nabikko (Uganda)

Assistant Referee 1: Catherine Cynthia Nagaddya (Uganda)

Assistant Referee 2: Nakitto Nkumbi (Uganda)

Fourth Official: Angelique Tuyishimwe (Rwanda)

Referee Assessor: Glende Makowe (Botswana)

Commissioner: Gladys Waweru Wangui (Kenya)

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