Ethiopian referee to hanle opening game

Accra- Ethiopia referee Lidya Tafesse, has been appointed as the center referee for Ghana’s opening game at the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) against Algeria on Saturday.

Tafesse, 38, would be making her fourth appearance at the showpiece of women’s football tournament (2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018).

She will be assisted by Queency Victoire (Mauritius) and Mary Wanjiru (Kenya) with Maria Packuita Rivet (Mauritius) as Fourth Official.

The experienced referee Tafesse would be making her 123th appearance at the finals at the 11th edition.

Ghana is hoping to get its campaign at this year’s AWCON on home soil to a flying start with a resounding win to enhance their chances of winning the trophy for the first time.

Source: Ghana News Agency

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