SPORT Russia 2018: FIFA picks African officials, snubs Nigerian referees, assistants Published 2 months ago on March 30, 2018 By Goodluck Share Tweet Nigerian football referees have no place as FIFA chose six African match officials for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. This was revealed on Thursday. The world football governing body also selected additional 10 assistant referees from Africa. The referees are Abid Medhi (Algeria ), Diedhiou Malang (Senegal), Gassama Bakary (Guinea), Grisha Ghead (Egypt ), Sikawe Janny (Zambia) and Tessema Bamlak (Ethiopia). The assistant referees are Achik Redouane (Morocco ), Ahmed Waleed (Sudan ), Birumushahu Claude (Burundi), Camera Djibril (Senegal), Dos Santos Jerson Emiliano (Angola ), Etchiali Abdelhak (Algeria), Hmila Anouar (Tunisia), Range Marwa (Kenya ), Samba Malick (Senegal) Siwela Zakhele Thusi (South Africa). The Video Assistant Referee, VAR, will be used at the World Cup for the first time. NOTE!!!:Every reader should drop a comment, by doing so, you encourage our writers to serve you more. Related Topics:2018africanassistantsfifanigerianofficialspicksrefereesrussiasnubs You may like BBNaija 2018: Cee-c gives reason Bambam is madly in love with Teddy A [VIDEO] BBNaija 2018: Ebuka reacts to claims that Cee-C is his ex-girlfriend BBNaija 2018: Miracle speaks on Khloe nominating him for eviction BBNaija 2018: I need Cee-c to be my wife – Singer, Small Doctor BBNaija 2018: What Housemates told Adesua Wellington on her visit BBNaija 2018: Alex, Cee-c, Rico disqualified from Head of House task next week Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.