THE World’s Football Federation (FIFA) has awarded recognition badges to Four Ghanaian referees for the year 2018.

The Refereeing Committee of mother football governing body appointed four Ghanaian referees to the status of FIFA referees.

The four Ghanaian referees will receive the FIFA badges on Friday at a special ceremony organised by the Ghana Football Association.

Nathan Anaful will replace the banned Joseph Lamptey as a FIFA recognized referee, the position of experienced referee William Agbovi has been taken by Issaka Afful, Juliet Appiah also takes over from Christine Zigah – who is retired and Doris Essuman replaces Millicent Kanor who is on maternity leave.

The news from the world organ will breathe some fresh air into the polluted atmosphere where referees are tagged as corrupt in the country.