Tanzanian Referee Frank John Komba is listed among referee officiate African championship for young people aged under 17 (U-17 Africa Cup of Nations) tournament which is scheduled for Gabon.
Komba is the list of Assistant Referees or bearer and is the only referee from Tanzania who got the opportunity to officiate U-17 AFCON in Gabon.
Komba joins two other referees from the region of South East Pacifique Ndabihawenimana (central referee from Burundi) and Davies Ogenche Omweno (central referee from Kenya).
This is good news for football Tanzania where stakeholders have been lifted up their voices for players to Tanzania dedication to getting the opportunity to play abroad but also have questioned why local coaches do not get chances to teach teams out of the country as well as for the determination of the home that they do not get enough international matches despite a FIFA recognition.
The Tanzania U-17 'Serengeti Boys' are among the participant team that will be in the tournament which will be kicking off on May 14 this year.