Makalima Nominated as Refereeing Candidate for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

by | Aug 27, 2021

Top South African referee, Akhona Makalima, has been nominated by world football governing body, FIFA, as a candidate for the next FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia/New Zealand in 2023.

Following her outstanding performances while on international duty, Makalima was recommended by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to be among the officials who will officiate at the prestigious tournament.

Makalima has done phenomenal work over the years, officiating on the African continent at some of the biggest tournaments such as the CAF Champions League, African Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, CAF Confederations Cup and Junior Africa Cup of Nations.

The 2021 Momentum gsport Awards Estée Lauder Style Star of the Year finalist is among 55 official nominated for this influential event from over 750 female referees and will have to maintain her fitness and sharpness to make the final list.

 

Photo 1 Caption: Top South African referee, Akhona Makalima, has been nominated by the world football governing body, FIFA, as a candidate for the next FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia/New Zealand in 2023.Photo: Akhona Makalima (Instagram)

 

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