Nigeria’s Grema Mohammed is the only Nigerian referee promoted among forty-one match officials in Africa by World’s governing body, FIFA in 2020. Mohammed is ranked among bests referees in Nigeria.

Mohammed, who took part in capacity-building workshop, is packaged by the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF to fine-tune referees on latest developments on the laws of the game.

Some of the referees that made the list includes: Issa Mouhamed, Daniel Kassa, Stanislas Ahomlanto, of Benin Republic, Vincent Kabore, of Burkina-Faso and Nduwimana Djaffari, of Burundi among others.