Groundbreaking ref continues to inspire youth in her own unique way

The PSL’s Akhona Makalima wants to encourage girls to follow their dreams and be themselves

14 September 2021 - 19:57

Having officiated in the Premier Soccer League (PSL) for a decade now, Eastern Cape-born referee Akhona Makalima believes she has changed the game and made a mark in the male-dominated sport.

The 34-year-old, from Engculu Village in Ngqamakhwe, is the first certified woman referee in the country. She is also a Fifa-accredited referee...

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