Dixon okkelo, a Ugandan Sports Security Officer scooped the the ” Best Safety And Security Officer In Africa” prize.
A certified FIFA and CAF football security officer, Okello emerged as the best amongst his peers after CAF Officials, match commissioners, general coordinators, media officers, and referees overwhelmingly voted for him.
Dixon, a Ugandan events manager and safety expert attained the best Confederation of African Football (CAF) Safety and Security Officer for 2020 in Douala, Cameroon.as a security officer he is obligated to maintain crowd, risk management, and safe capacity calculations at stadiums.
He has to ensure that stewards are in place to ensure that the match/tournament progresses smoothly from start to finish without insecurity, working under the principles of coordination, communication and cooperation.
Okkello’s expertise in safety and security has landed him big football matches on an international scale.