Register Login Scores

Crucial CAF Match For SA Referee Of The Season

A top South African match referee is set to officiate in a crucial CAF Champions League match next month.

Victor Gomes, who was voted Referee of the Season at the end PSL’s end of the season awards last month, is set to officiate in a crucial Champions League match for Algeria’s MC Alger and TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 28. 

Read: SAFA Insist On Objectivity In World Cup 2026 Vote 

The South African Football Association has confirmed Gomes’ appointment, as well as that of his team of officials, who are also from Mzansi.

“Victor Gomes will lead a South African team of referees comprising of Zakhele Siwele, Johannes Moshidi and Thando Ndzandzeka in a crucial CAF Champions League encounter between Algeria’s MC Alger and DRC powerhouse, TP Mazembe on Saturday, 28 July,” SAFA confirmed on their official website. 

“The group B CAF Champions League encounter is set to take place at the hostile Stade 5 Julliet Stadium in Algeria at 20h00. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has developed a strong sense of trust in the quality and integrity of referees coming from the South African Football Association (SAFA), with a number of crucial CAF Champions League encounters being assigned to the South African officials,” added SAFA.

Read: Rhulani On Welcoming Bucs’ New Signings 

SAFA’s Technical Committee Chairperson, Natasha Tsichlas told SAFA’s website, “The trust bestowed upon SAFA by CAF is a testament of the continuous hard work being put in by the Association. Refereeing is a critical component of the game that requires constant learning and improvement and as the Association, we strive to be the best exporters of quality referees on the continent.” 

Meanwhile, Siwela jetted off to Russia last month to officiate at the FIFA World Cup. 

nextarticle

Swazi Role Secured For Aspiring SA Coach

5 comments

Top 5

Billiat Out Again For Chiefs…

41 Dec 06, 2019 10:06 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

13 Nov 24, 2019 07:17 PM in World News

SAFA Boasts Cutting Down On R80 Million

6 Dec 06, 2019 07:45 AM in PSL

Best XI To Never Win The Ballon d'Or

16 Dec 04, 2019 07:22 PM in Ballon d’Or

Teko Takes Up Coaching Role

12 Dec 06, 2019 09:03 AM in PSL

Messi Wins 2019 World's Best Playmaker Award, CR7 Not In Top 10

25 Dec 01, 2019 01:26 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Killer Rides: A Look At Mphela’s Luxury Motor Evolution

2 Dec 02, 2019 09:14 AM in Stars & Their Cars

Best XI To Never Win The Ballon d'Or

16 Dec 04, 2019 07:22 PM in Ballon d’Or

CR7 Teammate Makes Shocking Ballon d'Or Accusation

71 Dec 03, 2019 04:32 PM in Real Madrid

Larsen Appointed New Coach Of PSL Club

13 Dec 06, 2019 10:33 AM in Siyagobhoza

9 Players Who Left Barca Because Of Messi

27 Nov 03, 2019 10:21 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

The Highest-Paid Player At Each EPL Club Revealed

20 Sep 15, 2019 07:15 PM in Cadbury

PSL Club Distances Itself From Lebese Talk

14 Dec 06, 2019 12:14 PM in PSL