CAF: South African referee will not officiate 2019 AFCON final

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 - 11:04 GMT

Instead, Cameroonian referee Alioum Alioum with two of his assistant referees; Evarist Menkouande and Elvis Nguegoue - also coming from Cameroon - will handle Africa's biggest match.

VAR is a lifeline for beleaguered refs, says FIFA director

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 - 12:32 GMT

FIFA's director of refereeing was himself a match official for 15 years and knows how much suffering and soul-searching that referees go through after a bad performance.

Wenger defends referee criticisms in face of FA investigation

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 - 02:12 GMT

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has stood by comments criticism refereeing decisions during the club's last two Premier League matches

Steinhaus enters football history

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 - 05:05 GMT

Steinhaus has refereed in many top women’s competition like the Women's World Cup and Champions League finals.

Know more about the green card

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 01:11 GMT

It is known that football referees use either the yellow or the red card when they give a booking to a player. However, few people know that another card exists.

CAF announces Al-Ahly vs. Wydad referee

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 - 08:14 GMT

CAF has announced who the referees will be in Al-Ahly vs. Wydad match that will be held in Casbalanca at Mohamed the Fifth stadium on June 21.

Bawling babies face off in Japan's 'crying sumo'

Mon, 15 May 2017 - 08:55 GMT

More than 100 Japanese babies faced off Sunday in a traditional "crying sumo" ring, an annual ceremony believed to bring infants good health.