Africa Cup of Nations 2021, dates confirmed after it’s postponed due to covid-19. The match officials for the event announced month before the tournament. Mustapha Ghorbal, Hélder Martins Rodrigues de Carvalho, Joshua Bondo, Pacifique Ndabihawenimana, Blaise Yuven Ngwa, and Mahmoud El Banna selected as match referees for the Africa Cup of Nations 2021. A source reported the Africa Cup of Nations referees salaries.
|Match Officials||Per Match Fees||Overall Tournament Fees|
|Referees||$750||$5,000 – $15,000|
|Assistant referees||$500||$2,000 – $8,000|
|VAR referees||$500||$2,000 – $8,000|
Three categories in which CAF choose match officials, referees that will be alongside 22 players on the field and two assistant referees on both left and right side of the field to support on-field referee. VAR, video review technology recently introduce, CAF confirmed (Benoît Millot) as their video assistant referee for the Africa Cup of Nations.
Selected Match Officials for Africa Cup of Nations 2021 :
|Officials||Category||Per Match Fees|
|Blaise Yuven Ngwa||Referee||$750|
|Mahmoud El Banna||Referee||$750|
|Abdelhak Etchiali||Assistant Referee||$500|
|Mokrane Gourari||Assistant Referee||$500|
|Jerson Emiliano||Assistant Referee||$500|
|Dos Santos||Assistant Referee||$500|
|Seydou Tiama||Assistant Referee||$500|
|Issa Yaya||Assistant Referee||$500|
|Soulaimane Almadine||Assistant Referee||$500|
|Benoît Millot||Video Assistant Ref||$500|
The following details based on Africa Cup of Nations Referees salaries taken from the trusted sources, the payouts may be increased but so far nothing updated about the hike in ref’s salaries in AFCON Cup 2021.
Q: How much Africa Cup of Nation match officials make in Semi Finals & Finals?
A: Referees assistant or var officials earn upto $1.5k in quarter finals, semi finals and finals of AFCON cup.
Q: Do referees get any benefit after being selected for AFCON cup?
A: Yes they will, which include free food, free stay in hotel, travel expenses