Ghana is missing in the list of referees and assistants appointed for the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.
The Fifa Referees Committee announced the names on Wednesday that comprises 25 referee trios and eight support duos representing 43 different countries for the Mundial.
“The referees selected for the World Cup in Brazil have been chosen based especially on their personality and their quality in football understanding by being able to read the game and the teams’ tactical approaches towards each game,” stated Fifa.
Nine African officials made it in the referees section with four others making it to the support category.
Between now and the World Cup, the selected group of match officials will participate in three seminars.
The Full African list:
Referee Doue Noumandiez Desire – Côte d’Ivoire
Assistant 1 Yeo Songuifolo – Côte d’Ivoire
Assistant 2 Birumushahu Jean Claude – Burundi
Referee Gassama Bakary Papa – Gambia
Assistant 1 Menkouande Evarist – Cameroon
Assistant 2 Kabanda Felicien – Rwanda
Referee Haimoudi Djamel – Algeria
Assistant 1 Achik Redouane – Morocco
Assistant 2 Etchiali Abdelhak – Algeria
Referee Alioum Neant – Cameroon
Assistant 1 Camara Djibril – Senegal
Referee Bennett Daniel Frazer – South Africa
Assistant 1 Range Marwa – Kenya