FIFA HAS LOST TRUST IN AFRICAN REFEREES
Reports Indicates world football governing body FIFA has lost trust in African Referees due to numerous errors committed by African referees during officiating, especially during the 2021 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon, FIFA has decided to use non-African referees for the play-off matches in the African zone. qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
An Egyptian site, “YallaKoora” revealed this information, citing a source close to CAF “This intention of Fifa is motivated by the absence of quality African referees in numbers”, specifies the same source.
Even before the decision was taken most Federations of countries qualified for the World Cup play-offs have even asked CAF to use referees outside the continent following the poor performance of the men in black from Africa during the last African Cup of Nations which took place in Cameroon.