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FIFA appoints Jan Sikazwe for U-20 World Cup

Sports FIFA appoints Jan Sikazwe for U-20 World Cup

Kapri Mposhi FIFA Referee Janny Sikazwe officiating FIFA Club World Cup in Japan between Spanish giants Real Madrid and Kashima Antlers.
Kapri Mposhi FIFA Referee Janny Sikazwe officiating FIFA Club World Cup in Japan between Spanish giants Real Madrid and Kashima Antlers.
Top Zambian referee Jan Sikazwe has been appointed as one of the 22 centre referees for FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

According to the list appointees released by FIFA and obtained by Fazfootball.com, Sikazwe is one of three Confederation of African Football (CAF) referees that will be in South Korea while African will also have representation with six assistant referees.

Sikazwe is joined on the African panel by Egyptian Grisha Ghead and Cameroonian Alioum Alioum.

The Kapiri Mposhi based school teacher has been flying the Zambian flag high and handled the FIFA Club World Cup in December 2016 featuring Real Madrid and Kashima Antlers of Japan.

He also handled the final for the 2017 Africa Cup that was won by Cameroun in February.

Sikazwe is also on the shortlist for 2018 Russia World Cup and is hoping to be named as an African representative for the World Cup.

Zambia will be at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 and will be in Group C alongside Portugal, Costa Rica and Iran.


  1. Thank you, you represent the country well, and we are proud of you. Let others continue to send “missed calls” to Trump.

  2. Lovely we proud of you and am sure some people are sending calls to USA president to send you no to Zambia. Way to go.

  3. Well done Jan. Your hard work and discipline is now paying off. You’ve been at it for many years. You represent our country with excellence. A very good example to all of us indeed

  4. Jan Sikazwe has really done Zambia Proud. It is my prayer that Government will also recognize him by according him with a good House, nice vehicle etc. in appreciation. By doing so, many referees-to-be will be encouraged to follow suit. Congratulations son of Zambia. I am so proud of you. You have put Zambia on the world map in as far as refereeing is concerned. Good luck and God bless you.

  5. hop u make a mistake and be fired cause thats what we are as zambians, then you will truly represent us.

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