19, November 2016
Ethiopian referee Lidya Tafesse has be given the responsibility to handle the opening match of the Africa Women Cup of Nations Cameroon 2016.
The match to be played at 3:30pm Central African Time on 19th November 2016 at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium Yaounde will pit host Cameroon against Egypt.
Born on 30th April, 1980, 36-year old Lidya Tafesse has been an international referee since 2005. She has once played basketball and is a football lover.
She will be assisted by Malagasy Lidwine Pelagie Rakotozafinoro and Bernadettar Asimenye Kwimbira of Malawi. Burundian Suavis Iratunga will serve as fourth official of the game.