Ugandan referee to officiate at 2024 Olympic Games in France

Ugandan female football referee Shamirah Nabadda has got the nod to officiate at the up coming 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, France.

The FIFA Referees Committee on Tuesday confirmed 89 match officials (21 referees, 42 assistant referees, 20 video match officials and six support referees) from 45 countries to officiate matches at the Olympic Football Tournaments Paris 2024.

Nabadda will serve as one of the six support referees. She is also one of the four female match officials from Africa, joining Moroccan duo of Bouchra Karboubi and Jermoumi Fatiha plus Diana Chikotesha from Zambia.

For the last three years, Nabadda has been on an upward spiral, officiating at the 2022 Africa Women Cup of Nations and last year’s CAF Women’s Champions League.

The women’s tournament will commence on 25th July 2024 and conclude with the gold medal match at the Parc des Princes in Paris on 10 August 2024.

The men’s competition on the other hand will begin on 24 July 2024, while the gold medal match will take place on 9 August 2024, also at the Parc des Princes.

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