Kenyan Davies Omweno is among 12 centre referees selected for the upcoming U17 African Cup of Nations in Gabon supersport.com can reveal.

Omweno is making a comeback on the continental scene after serving a three-month ban for mishandling 2018 Russia World Cup qualifier between Libya and Tunisia on November 11.

Locally, the celebrated ref has been active in the 2017 Kenyan Premier League season after the short stint in the cold.

He did duty when Kenya faced DR Congo in an international friendly last month at the Machakos Stadium.

The U17 Afcon kicks-off in Gabon from 14th to 28th May 2017 with 8 teams taking part.

Tanzania’s “Serengeti boys” and Ethiopia will be the representative of the East African region.