ZIMBABWE’S Referee of the Year Ruzive Ruzive has been overlooked for international assignments after the world football governing body Fifa announced the referees and assistants. who will be on the panel this year?
South Africa ZIMBABWE referee Ruzive Ruzive has hogged the limelight for the wrong reasons once again. This time he with the Harare official, this time being sent packing for controversial officiating at the ongoing COSAFA Cup tournament here.
Ruzive Ruzive misses out on Fifa panel
By allowing what television replays suggested was an offside goal asneighborss South Africa beat Zimbabwe to stand.
Zifa, through its referee’s committee, had provided Fifa with a list of nominees. whom they considered having been the best for international assignments.
Its own quota has collected by each member-association off centre referees and assistants based on the level of competition.
Zimbabwe got three slots for centre referees, with South Africa allocated five, Zambia four and Swaziland two.
Fifa panel last year were retained 3 Zimbabwean centre referees for FIFA Association. which is Norman Matemera, Nomore Musundire and Philani Ncube.
The nominees to selected for Fifa are based on performance. This reports from match commissioners and will also gendered after to pass fitness tests.
Zimbabwe referees on Fifa panel
Male Referees: Norman Matemera, Nomore Musundire, Pilan Ncube
Male Assistant Referees: Thomas Kusosa, Luckson Mhara, Edgar Rumeck, Tafadzwa Nkala, Brighton Nyika, Salani Ncube
Female Referees: Rusina Majo, Mercey Mayimbo, Thanks Nyahuye,
Female Assistant Referees: Claris Simango, Stella Ruvinga, Faith Mloyi