Eight more referees who have successfully passed the fitness retest that took place in Gauteng, Western Cape and Tanzania have been included into the 2012/2013 official list of the National Panel of Referees.
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The officials that passed are Lwandile Mfiki, Victor Hlongwani and Daniel Volgraaf who underwent retesting in Tanzania.
They have been officially included into the FIFA panel and can now officiate in international competitions. Others who passed are Jerome Damon and Buyile Gqubule.
They are joined by new female referees in the panel, Sebabatso Malope, Beverley Nemagovhani and Noleen Daniels; this brings the number to six female referees in the National Panel of Referees.
SAFAs Head of Referees, Adeel Carelse said that the effects of Project Equity are beginning to pay off since its inception in January 2011. Project Equity primarily focuses on the development of female referees.
The new Eight successful referee candidates are: