3 Ugandan referees appointed for CECAFA, CHAN duties

Brian Miiro Nsubuga (holding the ball) with Ronald Katenya (left)

Three referees from Uganda have been given roles to officiate at the forthcoming Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) and another for Championship of African Nations (CHAN) tournament.

The trio of FIFA licensed referees, Alex Muhabi, Dick Okello and Ronald Katenya will officiate at the 2017 CECAFA Senior Challenge tournament scheduled for 3rd – 16th December in Kenya.

Muhabi will be a centre referee while Okello and Katenya will officiate as assistant referees.

The three will arrive in Nairobi, Kenya on 29th November and undergo medical and fitness tests the following day.

In a similar development, centre referee Brian Miiro Nsubuga has been appointed by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to officiate at the 2018 CHAN tournament in Morocco.

Nsubuga also a certified FIFA referee will first head to Cairo, Egypt for a course between November 27th and December 1st 2017.

In Egypt, the appointed referees will undergo physical, theoretical and medical tests.

He becomes the second Ugandan referee to officiate at the CHAN tournament after Mark Ssonko in Rwanda in 2016.

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