Victor Gomes: South African ref named for Ethiopia-Ghana Afcon qualifier

South African referee Victor Gomes has been named to officiate the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Ethiopia and Ghana on November 18. The Waliyas play hosts to the Black Stars in the fifth round of games in Group…

Anas video: Liberian referee Jerry Yekeh cleared by Caf

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has cleared Liberian referee Jerry Yekeh from all allegations of corruption. Yekeh was one of many African match officials secretly filmed by investigative Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. He was filmed at the 2017…

2019 AfconQ: Zambian ref Sikazwe to officiate Kenya vs Ghana clash

Caf has appointed fast-rising Zambian World Cup referee Janny Sikazwe to officiate the 2019 Nations Cup qualifier between Kenya and Ghana on Saturday. The Group F encounter kicks off at 1300 GMT at Nairobi’s Moi International Sports Centre. Sikazwe, 39,…

Elmina Sharks vs Medeama: GPL game abandoned after ref attack

A Ghana Premier League match had to be abandoned halfway after the referee allegedly got attacked at halftime. The matchday 8 fixture between Elmina Sharks and Medeama SC at the Nduom Stadium was goalless after the first 45 minutes. But…

VIDEO: Portuguese striker BANNED for breaking referee’s nose with his knee

A Portuguese footballer has been banned for over four years for kneeing a referee in the face, it was confirmed on Tuesday. Canelas striker Marco Goncalves, 34, broke referee Jose Rodrigues’ nose last month after he was shown a red…

Ghana’s Daniel Laryea named RESERVE REFEREE for U-17 Afcon [SEE FULL LIST]

Young Ghanaian referee Daniel Nii Ayi Laryea has been named among selected match officials for next month’s Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. Starrsportsgh.com can confirm that Laryea has been enlisted in the Reserve Referee (fourth official) category and…

J.O Lamptey’s ban could affect my career – David Laryea

Assistant referee David Laryea was cleared in the J.O Lamptey match manipulation case but he remains a worried man. Football’s governing body Fifa while banning centre referee Lamptey for life, dismissed charges against Laryea for aiding a compromised officiating in…

Messi in a mess, banned four games for referee abuse [WATCH VIDEO]

Football’s governing body, Fifa has slapped a four-match ban on Argentine star Lionel Messi after verifying he had verbally abused a match official in a World Cup qualifying game against Chile last week. Messi was dealt the ban and a…

Lamptey’s ban leaves a mark on image of Ghanaian referees – Mercy Tagoe

A former Fifa women’s referee, Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo believes Fifa’s lifetime ban of Joseph Lamptey, one of Ghana’s top notch referees will have a ripple effect on his colleagues. The Fifa Disciplinary Committee this week announced a ban on Lamptey from…

Afcon 2017: Referee influenced our defeat to Egypt – Burkina Faso coach

The match ended in a 1-1 draw and both sides failed to score any decisive goals in extra time, with Egypt’s veteran keeper Essam El-Hadary saving two spot kicks to prevent Burkina Faso from reaching their second Nations Cup final…

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