CAF selects Ethiopia’s Bamlak Tessema to officiate Africa Cup of Nations 2019
Addis Ababa, June 6, 2019 (FBC) –Ethiopia’s Bamlak Tessema has been selected by CAF to officiate the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, which will be hosted by Egypt from June 21-July 19.
Another Ethiopian, Samuel Temesgen, was selected assistant referee by the administrative and controlling body for African association football.
For the first time, a total of 24 teams will take part in this year’s tournament. The teams will be drawn into six groups of four teams each.
Group stage games kick off on June 21 and the final will be played on July 19.