Salima Mukansanga is a football referee who was an official at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France and has become the first female referee in AFCON 2021
Salima Mukansanga makes history at the Africa Cup of Nations when Guinea 2021 advanced to the last 16 of the tournament. She became the first woman to referee a Nations Cup match where she indicated six yellow cards while referring during the fixture Zimbabwe vs Guinea.
Salima Mukansanga AFCON Referee Biography, Age, Family, Parents, Husband, Ranking
Salima Mukansanga is an international referee who officiates in football sport belongs from Rwanda. She officiated at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France while this year, she became the first woman to appear in a game as a referee at the African Cup of Nations.
Salima Mukansanga Age, Height, Parents, Husband
Salima Mukansanga was born in the year 1988 and she is 33 years old. According to the SoccerWay report, the referee was born on the date 25 in month July.
There is no information about her height available with her preferring to keep out of the public eye with their being no details about her parents as well. Her past or present relationship is not known as of now with their no information on her husband.
Salima Mukansanga Football Referee Career
Salima has appeared as a referee for the Olympics, FIFA Women’s World Cup, African Women’s Cup of Nation and CAF Women’s Champions League.
Matches in which Mukansanga officiated:
On July 24 in 2021, she was the fourth official at Sweden vs Australia’s Olympics Women tournament game where Sweden won by 4-2. Three days later on 27, she officiated the fixture between the Netherlands’ 8-2 win against China where she showed three yellow cards.
On 30th July 2021, she officiated Great Britain vs Australia and showed four yellow cards at the Olympics Women completion.
She referred to five games of the Women’s Olympics and officiated Australia vs Sweden being the fourth official at the match followed by doing the same in Sweden vs Canada on the 6th of August.
Salima showed four yellow cards at the CAF Women’s Champions League fixture of Rivers Angels vs Mamelodi on the 9th of November in 2021 and three yellow cards at the Hasaacas vs Far Rabat match on the 15th of November of the same tournament.
Salima started her 2022 by officiating Guinea vs Malawi at the African Cup of Nations tournament where she appeared as a fourth official on the 10th of January followed by officiating Malawi vs Zimbabwe on the 14th of January of the tournament.
In her last game on the 18th of January, she showed 6 yellow cards at the match Zimbabwe vs Guinea.
Salima Mukansanga Net Worth
Salima has become the first woman to officiate at the African Cup of Nations and earns $1million -$5 million
Salima Mukansanga Social Media
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