South African referee Victor Gomes was never appointed as the referee for the Africa Cup of Nations final.
That is the word from the chairman of the Caf Referees Commission, Souleyman Waberi, after
The Insideworldfootball website reported on Friday that Waberi insisted that Gomes’ ‘appointment’, which was announced on Caf’s social media channels, had not been made by the commission.
“The Referees Commission did not make any appointment of the referee for today’s final until after the third-place match, between
“The moment I saw it, I went to see Anthony Baffoe (Caf’s Deputy General Secretary – Football and Development) and asked him who gave the communications department the right to make such an announcement?