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CAF Women Champions League: CAF picks Nigerian referee

FIFA Yemisi Akintoye has been selected for the 2023 African Women’s Champions League taking place in Cote d’Ivoire from 5th November to 19th November 2023.

The UNILAG Graduate arbiter was one of the 17 Referees shortlisted across Africa and one of the 12 selected after an intensive one week pre-tournament course.

Miss Akintoye shall be officiating at the tournament alongside Salma Musaganda of Rwanda who was the first African Woman Referee to officiate at the men’s World Cup.

FIFA Yemisi Akintoye was badged as a FIFA Referee in 2021 and she has been at a few international competitions which include WAFU Women Champion’s League, Aisha Buari Tournament among others.

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