Kapiri-Mposhi based FIFA referee Janny Sikazwe is delighted to be short-listed as referee of the year ahead of the 2015 Glo-CAF Awards.
Sikazwe, 36, has been short-listed for the continental award alongside Gambia’s Bakary Papa Gassam, Ghead Zaglol Grisha of Egypt,Eric Anaud Otogo-Castane of Gabon and Cameroon’s Alioum Neant.
“It’s a Christmas bonus for me. I am very happy,” Sikazwe said on Tuesday.
“The nomination has given me a picture of how I am performing. I am going in the right direction,” he said.
Sikazwe, who officiated at this year’s Africa Cup, is the only Zambian shortlisted for the 2015 CAF awards.
“If God says I am winning this award definitely no one will stand in my way,” Sikazwe said.
The winners will be announced at an awards gala in Abuja, Nigeria on January 7, 2016.