Rwanda referee Hakizimana Louis has been chosen by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to officiate in next year’s Championship of African Nations (CHAN) in Morocco.
Hakizimana is amongst 21-man referees selected by CAF to oversee matches in Morocco next year.
CAF has picked 17 referees and assistant referees to work alongside seven Video Assistant Referees during the CHAN Morocco 2018 tournament.
Rwanda will for the third time be among the 16 successful finalists that kicks off in January 2018.
Official match officials for CHAN Morocco 2018
Referees: Ghobal Moustapha (Algeria), Martins de Carvalho (Angola), Ndabihawenimana Pacifique (Burundi), Coulibaly Abou (CIV), Ibrahim Nour El Din (Egypt), BamlakTesema (Ethiopia), Daniel Nii Ayi Laryea (Ghana), Nampiandraza Hamada (Madagascar), Keita Mahamadou (Mali), Noureddine El Jaafari (Morocco), Jackson Pavaza (Namibia), Jean Jacque Ndala (DR Congo), Hakizimana Louis (Rwanda), Ndiaye Maguette (Senegal), Gomes Victor Miguel (SA) and Sadok Selmi (Tunisia).
Assistant Referees: Mokrane Gourari (Algeria), Seydou Tiama (Burkina Faso), Elvis Noupoue (Cameroon), Soulaiman Amaldine (Comoros), Steven Danilek M Moyo (Congo), Mahmoud A.K Abouel Regal (Egypt), Berhe Tesfagiorghis (Eritrea), Sidiki Sidibe (Guinea),Gilbert Cheruiyot (Kenya), Souru Phatsoane (Lesotho), Amsaaed Attia (Libya), Moriba Diakite (Mali),Azgaou Lahsen (Morocco),Arsenio Chadreque Maringule (Mozambique), Ibrahim Mohammed Abdallah (Sudan) and Melloulchi Yamen (Tunisia).
Video Assistant Referees (VAR):
Referees: Mehdi Abid Charef (Algeria), Ghead Grisha (Egypt), Bakary papa Gassama (Gambia), Malang Diedhiou (Senegal) and Janny Sikazwe (Zambia).
Assistants: Jerson Emiliano Dos Santos (Angola) and Range Aden Marwa (Kenya).