Cameroonian Born, Antoine Max Depadoux Effa is amongst 12 Center referees and 12 assistant Referees have been selected by CAF to officiate games in the upcoming 2019 Under 20 AFCON tournament in Niger.
34 year old Antoine Max currently takes charge of top flight matches in Cameroon and he will be heading to Niger to be the only Cameroonian involved in pitch events in the competition after Cameroon’s men’s team were knocked out by their Malian counterparts in the qualifiers.
This referees will not be aided by the VAR in this competition and so will depend on the their total human efforts to get all their decisions spot on.
The Full list of referees include;
Pacific Ndabihawenimana Burundi
Souleiman Ahmed Djama (Djibouti)
Antoine Max Depadoux Effa (Cameroon)
Amin Mohamed (Egypt)
Peter Waweru (Kenya)
Boubou Traoré (Mali)
Heeralall Ahmad Imtehaz (Mauritius)
Moussa Ali Mohamed (Niger)
Jean Claude Ishimwe (Rwanda)
Hassan Mohamed Hagi (Somalia)
Ntale Kokou Ognankotan (Togo)
Haythem Guirat (Tunisia)
Luis Fernandes Borbosa (Cape Verde)
Jospin Luckner Luckner Malonga (Central African Republic)
Firmino Bassafim (Guinea-Bissau)
Lionel Hasinjarasoa (Madagascar)
Louis Ralph Fabien Cauvelet (Mauritius)
Akerked Mustapha (Morocco)
Mathew Kanyanga (Namibia)
Abdul Aziz Moctar Saleh (Niger)
Hamza Hagi Abdi (Somalia)
Dick Okello (Uganda)
Samuel Temesgin Atango (Ethiopia)
Gamal Saad Mohamed (Egypt)
The 8 Nations tournament have referees from all over Africa with huge expectations on them.
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