Wednesday, 17 July 2019 11:00

South African referee Victor Gomes was supposed to be in charge  of the Africa Cup of Nations final between Algeria and Senegal.

Victor Gomes made his first appearance in the Premier Soccer League (PSL) in 2009, and two years later he made his international debut.

Victor Gomes made his first appearance in the Premier Soccer League (PSL) in 2009, and two years later he made his international debut.

He was born Victor Miguel de Freitas Gomes on 15 December 1982.

Gomes has served on the FIFA Panel for six years and has been on the National Panel for eight years.

His most memorable game was when he officiated the clash between Celtics vs. Pirates Telkom Knock Out Quarter Final in the 2012/2013 season.

Gomes was voted for PSL Referee of the Year in the 2012/2013.