Gambian referee, Bakary Papa Gassama is among the eight referees from Africa who will be officiating the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The top eight referees from Africa have been selected to take part in the 64 games that will be played at the tournament.
The 8 will undergo training for some months ahead of the tournament which kick starts in seven months.
Referees selected 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 tournament is scheduled to kick off from November 21- 18 December with the opening game between Senegal and Netherlands.