Sierra Leone referee Swahib Bangura is among the 41 newly promoted FIFA central referees in 2020. Within the CAF Region, South Africa and Libya have the highest of referees at four each. Benin has three referees in the elite FIFA category. According to referee manager and secretary to the referee committee, Mohamed Freeman, he is not surprised because Bangura is doing well and they want young referees to be part of FIFA and CAF. With Bangura’s promotion, Sierra Leone can now boast of seven FIFA level referees with three centre referees and four assistant referees. They will be unveiled today, Friday 10th January 2020 by SLFA and given their FIFA badges.