Nigeria’s Grema Mohammed is that the only Nigerian referee promoted among forty-one match officials in Africa by World administration, FIFA in 2020.
Mohammed is ranked among elites referees in Nigeria.
The respected arbiter, who took part in capacity building workshops is packaged by the Nigeria Football Federation to fine-tune referees on the latest developments on the laws of the sport.
Some of the referees that made the list includes; Issa Mouhamed (Benin), Daniel Kassa (Benin), Stanislas Ahomlanto (Benin), Vincent Kabore (Burkina-Faso), Nduwimana Djaffari (Burundi), Paterne Ouaboe (Central Africa), Abdelkerim Ousmane (Chad), Nasser Houssein Mahamoud (Djibouti), Jacinto Ondo Ondo Nchama (Equatorial Guinea), Martin Ngomo Ayingono (Equatorial Guinea), Celumusa Siphepho (Eswatini).
Others are Thokozani Dlamini (Eswatini), Haileyesus Bazezew Belete (Ethiopia), Abdoulaye Lambert Manet (Guinea), Patrick Tanguy Vlei (Ivory Coast), Clement Franklin Kpan (Ivory Coast), Moses Forkpah (Liberia), Shuhoub Abdulbasit (Libya), Abdulrazg Ahmed (Libya) and Elmabrouk Muhammad (Libya).