Four Ugandan referees selected to handle Young Africans, Wolaitcha Dicha match


CAF Confederation Cup (Play off – 1st Leg):
Wednesday, 18th April 2018
Wolaitcha Dicha (Ethiopia) Vs Yanga Africans (Tanzania) 
At Hawassa International Stadium

Match Officials:

  • Center Referee: Ali Sabila Chelanget (Uganda)
  • 1st Assistant Referee: Mark Ssonko (Uganda)
  • 2nd Assistant Referee: Musa Balikoowa Ngobi (Uganda)
  • Fourth Official: Alex Muhabi (Uganda)

Four Ugandan FIFA Referees have been appointed by the Confederation of African Football Association (CAF) Referees’ appointment committee to handle the upcoming CAF Confederation cup play off return leg between Ethiopia’s Wolaita Dicha and  Tanzania’s Young Africans.

Ali Sabila Chelangat (left) in one of the domestic matches with Uganda Cranes and Vipers’ player Milton Karisa

Towering Ali Sabila Chelangat is expected to handle the match as the center referee.

This will be Chelangat’s first ever appointment as center referee on the continent since he became FIFA Referee (since all of the times, he has been fourth official).

Chelanget will be assisted by compatriots Mark Ssonko and Musa Balikowa Ngobi as the first and second assistants respectively.

The pair recently handled the Uganda Premier League duel between Kirinya-Jinja S.S and Express at the Kyabazinga Stadium in Bugembe, Jinja.

All CAF Confederation Matches for Wednesday, 18th April 2018:

Fosa Juniors Vs Aduana Stars – Stade Rabemanajara
Club Athletique Renaissance Aiglons Vs Saints George – Alphonse Massamba Debat, Brazzaville
Wolaitta Dicha Vs Young Africans – Hawassa International Stadium
Deportivo Niefang Vs Williamsville Athletic Club
Club Desportivo Costa Do Sol Vs Rayon Sports – Estadio Nacional Do Zimpeto, Maputo
Al Masry Club Vs CF Mounana – Port Said Stadium


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