Joining Coulibaly are referees Jerome Damon of South Africa, Eddy Maillet from Seychelles and Algeria’s Mohammed Benouza.
At 40, Coulibaly has been an international referee since 1999. He has officiated five African Cup of Nations starting with that of 2002 at borne in Mali.
The Seychellian, Eddy Maillet, is the oldest among the four central referees at 43 years. He has officiated four ACN since 2004 and refereed seven matches during the U-17 World Cup in 2003 and 2007.
Damon, 38, has officiated in four Nations Cup tournaments since 2004.
Algerian Benouza has to his credit two Africa Cup of Nations and the V-17 World Cup in 2007.
The assistant referees invited are Redouane Achik (Morocco), Manuel Candido (Angola), Nasser Abdel Nadi (Egypt) and Maamar Chabane (Algeria)
The others are Celestin Ntagungira (Rwanda), Enock Molefe (Smith Africa), Evarist Menkouande (Cameroun) and Bechir Hassani (Tunisia).
The 12 selected officials are among 30 officials expected to undergo medical tests in Zurich from February 22 to 25.