Federation of International Football Federation (FIFA) has released a list of 23 Ugandan referees approved to receive FIFA badges for 2022.
Among the 23 are seven centre referees, ten assistant referees, two from Futsal and four from Beach Soccer.
Uganda, whose number of Fifa certified referees remain unchanged from that of 2021, will however have two new faces the 2022 roster.
One of them is centre referee George Olemu who replaces Dr. Alex Muhabi who retired from officiating this year.
The other new face is Joel Chote Munyendoh who replaces Shafik Mugerwa as a Beach Soccer referee.
Male referees: Mashood Ssali, Ali Sabilla Chelangat, William Oloya, Ronald Madanda and George Olemu
Male Assistant Referees: Dick Okello, Ronald Katenya, Lee Okello, Isa Masembe, Hakim Mulindwa, Emmanuel Okudra
Futsal Referees:Brian Emmy Nsubuga, Isaac Sengendo
Beach Soccer: Ivan Kintu Bayige, Muhammad Ssenteza, Kennedy Kawagga Bazirio and Joel Chote Munyendoh.
Female Referees: Shamirah Nabadda and Diana Murungi Diana
Female Assistant referees: Lydia Nantabo Wanyama, Marex Nakitto Nkumbi, Jane Mutonyi Jane and Dorcus Atuhaire