FIFA referee Diana Chikotesha has already been picked as the first assistant referee for the eagerly expected TotalEnergies U17 AFCON Algeria 2023 final between Senegal and Morocco. The final is timed to pop off at 23: 00 Central Africa Time at the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Algiers. Guiding the refereeing group will also be Gabonese referee Tanguy Patrice Mebiame, with Fanta Idrissa Kone from Mali representing as the second assistant referee.
In addendum to Chikotesha’s appointment, there’s also another spokesperson from southwestern Africa in the final. South African Akhona Makalima has already been choice to assist Video Assistant Referee (VAR) Ahmad Heeralall of Mauritius in the VAR chamber, introducing to the cultural attention in the contest.