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CAF weeps for a referee who died officiating



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Confederation of African football CAF has deeply expressed their condolence for the sudden death of Sierra Leonean referee Victor Foday Marah who collapsed while officiating a match.

In a letter sent to sierra Leon football federation CAF through their Deputy General Secretary Anthony Baffoe affirmed that Mr Marah who recently attended Referees Course in Cairo was one of the potential young promising referee in Africa and he would have been a talent for the future and flag bearer of refereeing in the continent and worldwide.

“We would like to express our deepest sympathy and condolences to his family and to the whole Sierra Leone football family ,Marah’s death is a big blow not only  for Sierra Leone but whole African football fraternity,” Baffoe said.

Marah collapsed while taking charge of a local match between Kroobay Community and Falcon 12 in the small community west of capital city Freetown.

He was pronounced no more upon arrival at the hospital.