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An African female FIFA Referee leaves people speechless, See her pictures

Meet Akhona Makalima First african female referee to be certified into fifa. Akhona Makalima has made history as the first woman to officiate a men's professional football match in Africa.

32 year old Akhona Makalima is the referee that officiated the Cosafa encounter between Zambia and Lesotho.

She is the first certified female soccer referee in Africa, where she officiates for FIFA, the Premier Soccer League of south Africa.

By the age of 23, Akhona was traveling many countries refereeing matches and has 12 years experience as a female referee.


On an interview with BBC she says “I feel it’s a great achievement to be a ref in the PSL. I feel like I am trying to prove that women can do whatever they put their mind into,” said Akhona Makhalima, who is aiming to become the best referee in the African continent". Do you think women should be allowed to officiate men's football.

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