By Habakuki Urio
THE World’s Football Federation (FIFA) has awarded recognition badges to 18 Tanzanian referees for the year 2018.
According to FIFA's report central referees are four men and two women while assistant referees are six men and four women.
The report named referees as Mfaume Ali, Elly Sasii, Emmanuel Mwandembwa and Israel Nkongo and women as Jonesia Rukya and Florentina Zablon.
Assistant referees ine men side are Soud Lillah, Mgaza Kunduli, Mohammed Mkono, Mbaraka Haule, Ferdinand Frank Chacha and Frank Komba while women Hellen Mduma, Dalila Jaffari, Jeneth Balama and Grace Wamala.
The world organ also awarded badge to beach soccer referees who are Jackson Steven Msilombo and Geofrey Tumaini Mwamboneko.