The Confederation of African Football (CAF), has appointed Ethiopian knight of the whistle Bamlak Tessema Tessema Weyesa from to officiate Ghana’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa on Thursday, March 25, 2021.
Tessema, 40, is one of the highly-rated and most respected referees on the African continent and he is expected to be on the top of the game per the high standard he has already.
He will be assisted by fellow countrymen Kindie Mussie (Assistant I), Temesgin Samuel Atango (Assistant II) and Biruk Yemanebirhan Kassaun (Fourth Referee).
Mohau John Sentso from Lesotho will act as the Match Commissioner with Namibian Titus Haimbili Kunamuene being named as General Coordinator and Joshua Robert Knipp to serve as Assistant General Coordinator.
Health wirker Hergi Diebo from South Africa will serve as COVID-19 Officer at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.
The last time Ghana played against South Africa in Johannesburg in any competitive game was in June 18, 2005 when goals from Mathew Amoah and Michael Essien condemned the Bafana Bafana to a 2-0 defeat in a 2006 World Cup qualifier.