Janny Sikazwe Biography – Janny Sikazwe Wiki
Janny Sikazwe is a Zambian international football referee. He has been a FIFA international referee since 2007. A teacher by profession, Sikazwe got into the limelight in 2008 at the CAF Under-20 Championships in South Africa when he was called to replace a referee who failed a fitness test.
Sikazwe was one of the referees for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. He refereed the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup final between Real Madrid and Kashima Antlers, and also the final of the 2017 African Nations Cup between Cameroon and Egypt. He has also officiated in the finals of the both the African Champions League and Confederation Cup competitions.
He was selected to officiate at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He made his debut in the Group G game between Belgium and Panama on 18 June 2018. He was one of six match officials from Africa at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, along with Mehdi Abid Charef (Algeria), Malang Diedhiou (Senegal), Bakary Gassama (Gambia), Gehad Grisha (Egypt) and Bamlak Tessema Weyesa (Ethiopia).
He also refereed at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, where he twice blew his whistle to signal for full-time in the Mali vs Tunisia Group F game on 12 January 2022. Sikazwe was taken to hospital after suffering from heatstroke and dehydration during the game, according to Metro Sport.
Janny Sikazwe Age
He was born on 26 May 1979 in Kapiri Mposhi, Zambia.
Janny Sikazwe Salary
He is a referee at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, where referees are paid $750 per match, totaling about $5,000 – $15,000 for the whole tournament. Assistant and VAR referees are paid $500 Per Match, totaling about $2,000 – $8,000 for the entire tournament.
Janny Sikazwe Net Worth
The Zambian referee has an estimated net worth of about 1 million ZMK ($58370.40).
Janny Sikazwe Nationality
He is of Zambian nationality.
Janny Sikazwe Wife
Little is known about Janny Sikazwe’s wife. The information will be updated once available.