Ghana’s number one referee Daniel Laryea missed out to officiate in the World Cup in Qatar after falling to grab a place in the best eight ranked referees on the continent.
Having officiated some number of massive tournaments in Africa, Daniel Laryea, a FIFA referee was ranked tenth on the continent.
This means there will likely be no Ghanaian official in the 2022 World Cup to be staged in Qatar in the next few months as FIFA has chosen eight referees from Africa.
Gambian referee, Bakary Papa Gassama is among the eight (8) referees from Africa who will likely be officiating in the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The best eight referees from Africa have been chosen to participate within the 64 video games that will likely be used in the event.
They will go through coaching for some months before the event which kick begins in seven months.
Referees chosen for the Mundial are Jean Jacques Ndala (RD Congo), Mustapha, Ghorbal (Algeria), Redouane Jiyed (Morocco), Papa Bakary Gassama (Gambia), Balmak Tessema (Ethiopia), Victor Gomez (South Africa), Janny Sikazwe (Zambia), and Maguette N’diaye (Senegal).
The event is scheduled to start from November 21st- to the 18th of December 2022 with the opening game between Senegal and Netherlands.