January 7, 2018

2018 FIFA Referees - 32 New referees from AFC region

2018 FIFA Referee List  from AFC region has been announced.

It includes 32 new central referees.

Congratulation to them !

Ismaeel Habib Ali ISMAEEL (Bahrain)
Mohamed Jamal Nasir Abdulla JUMA (Bahrain)
Abdul Hakim MOHD HAIDI  (Brunei)
Yinhao  SHEN (China)
Il Jin JO  (DPR Korea)
Un Song KIM (DPR Korea)
Un Chol O (DPR Korea)
Venkatesh RAMACHANDRAN (India)
Umarella MUSTHOFA  (Indonesia)
Yudi NURCAHYA  (Indonesia)
Seyed Vahid KAZEMI  (Iran)
Komeil  GHOLAMI MATAK (Iran)
Omar AL-MIANI (Jordan)
Nurgazy CHOLPONBAEV (Kyrgyzstan)
Maher EL-ALI (Lebanon)
Chon CHAN     (Macau)
Fitri BIN MASKON (Malaysia)
Razlan Joffri BIN ALI (Malaysia)
Myat THU  (Myanmar)
Kyaw Zwall LWIN  (Myanmar)
Kabin BYANJANKAR    (Nepal)
Shraban Kumar TAMANG        (Nepal)
Adnan ANJUM  (Pakistan)
Emad BOJEH  (Palestine)
Abdulla Ali AL-MARRI   (Qatar)
Sang Hyeop CHAE (South Korea)
Mohomad Irshad JAMALDEEN FAROOK  (Sri Lanka)
Wisam RABEA  (Syria)
Taher BAKAR  (Syria)
Sayyodjon ZAYNIDDINOV  (Tadjikistan)
Wiwat JUMPAOON  (Thailand)
Mokhtar Ahmed Mohammed AL-ARAMI (Yemen)


January 5, 2018

2017 Arabian Gulf Cup - Final

2017 Arabian Gulf Cup - Final
5 January 2018 at Jaber International Stadium, Kuwait City (Kuwait)

U.A.E   vs.  Oman     (0-0  shootout: 4-5)

Referee:  Ali Shaban (Kuwait)
Assistant Referee:  Faris Al-Shammari (Kuwait)
Assistant Referee:  Yaqoub Al-Mutari (Kuwait)
4th official: Ali Abdulnabi Al-Samaheeji  (Bahrain)

January 3, 2018

2018 FIFA Referees - 1 New referee from OFC region

Very little changes within the 2018 FIFA central referees list of the OFC Region.


Campbell -Kirk Waugh (New Zealand) is promoted new FIFA referee.

Nelson Sogo (Solomon Islands) is retiring from the international badge.

2018 FIFA Referees - 11 New referees from CONCACAF region

2018 FIFA Referee List 
from CONCACAF region has been announced.

It includes 11 new central referees.
Congratulation to them !

Reon RADIX (Grenada)
Benbito CELIMA  (Haiti)
Carl-Henry ELIE  (Haiti)
Patrick  SENECHARLES (Haiti)
Oshane NATION (Jamaica)
Jorge Antonio PEREZ DURAN (Mexico)
Fernando HERNANDEZ GOMEZ   (Mexico)
Marco Antonio  ORTIZ NAVA  (Mexico)
Nitzar SANDOVAL (Nicaragua)
Trevester RICHARDS (St Kitts & Nevis)
Ivan BARTON (El Salvador)

January 2, 2018

2018 FIFA Referees - 35 New referees from CAF region

 2018 FIFA Referee List from CAF region has been announced.

It includes 35 new central referees.
Congratulation to them !


Sourou Seraphin ADOUNSI (Benin)
Justus    MBELLE MBELLE (Cameroon)
Douglas KOUETE (Cameroon)
Saddam HOUSSEIN MANSOUR  (Djibouti)
Mohamed  DIRANEH GUEDI  (Djibouti)
Ahmed  MAHROUS MAHMOUD AHMED HASSAN  (Egypt)
Mohamed ADEL ELSAID HUSSIEN  (Egypt)
Tsegay  MOGOS TEKLU (Eritrea)
Tewodros MITIKU  (Ethiopia)
Dawit ASAMENEW  (Ethiopia)
Pierre ATCHO     (Gabon)
Nathan ANAFO (Ghana)
Ayensu Afful ISAKA  (Ghana)
Bangaly KONATE (Guinea)
Younoussa Tawel CAMARA  (Guinea)
Ibrahim Kalilou  TRAORE (Ivory Coast)
Abdulwahid HURAYWIDAH  (Libya)
Ibrahim Ben TSIMANOHITSY  (Madagascar)
Alfred Mbuto CHILINDA (Malawi)
Beida DAHANE  (Mauritania)
Jean Brandy Stevie BAILLACHE  (Mauritius)
Karim SABRY  (Morocco)
Erredad DAKI  (Morocco)
Nehemia Shifeleni SHOOVALEKA  (Namibia)
Mohamed ALI MOUSSA  (Niger)
Zakari ADAMOU OUMAROU (Niger)
Abubakar ABDULLAHI  (Nigeria)
Auladyo DOS SANTOS PARIZ  (Sao Tome & Principe)
Omar Abdulkadir ARTAN (Somalia)
Mohamed Nur   MUHUDIN  (Somalia)
Emmanuel Alphonce MWANDEMBWA  (Tanzania)
Walid JRIDI (Tunisia)
William OLOYA  (Uganda)
Audrick NKOLE (Zambia)
Derrick Kasokota KAFULI (Zambia)


December 30, 2017

Cambodia: 2017 Cambodian League Final

Photo Credit: Vandy Snapper
Cambodia: 2017 Cambodian League Final
30 December 2017 at Olympic National Stadium, Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

Boeung Ket Angkor FC  vs.  National Defense Ministry FC  (1-1   shootout: 10-9)

Referee: Khuon Virak (Cambodia)
Assistant referee: Son Chanphearith
Assistant referee: Heng Sokly
4th official: Lim Bunthoeun
  

Honduras : 2017 Torneo Apertura Final

Honduras : 2017 Torneo Apertura Final

First Leg:
27 December 2017, in el Estadio Olimpico, San Pedro Sula (Honduras)

Real CD Espana   vs.  CD Motagua   (2-0)

Referee: Hector Rodriguez (Honduras)
Assistant referee: Oscar Omar Velasquez
Assistant referee: Rolando Vega
4th official: Óscar Moncada


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Second Leg:
30 December 2017, in el Estadio Tiburcio Carías Andino, Tegucigalpa  (Honduras)

CD Motagua    vs.  Real CD Espana   (2-1 aet)

Referee: Said Martinez (Honduras)
Assistant referee: Christian Ramirez
Assistant referee: Jack Rodriguez
4th official: Melvin Matamoros


December 27, 2017

Cambodia : 2017 Hun Sen Cup Final

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Cambodia : 2017 Hun Sen Cup Final
27 December 2017 at Olympic National Stadium, Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng FC   vs.  Nagaworld FC  
(3-0)

Referee: Chy Samdy (Cambodia)
Assistant referee: Sun Daravuth
Assistant referee: Chi Sopheap
4th official: Saing Sopheak

December 23, 2017

Costa Rica : 2017 Torneo Apertura Final

Costa Rica : 2017 Torneo Apertura Final

1st leg:
20 December 2017 at el Estadio Municipal, Pérez Zeledón, San José (Costa Rica)

Municipal Pérez Zeledón  vs.  CS Herediano  (1-0)

Referee: Ricardo Montero (Costa Rica)
Assistant referee: Carlos Esteban Fernandez Castro
Assistant referee: José Montes Gonzàlez
4th official: Adrián Chinchilla 

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2nd leg:
23 December 2017 at el Estadio Eladio Rosabal Cordero, Heredia (Costa Rica)

CS Herediano  vs.  Municipal Pérez Zeledón  (0-0)

Referee: Keylor Herrera (Costa Rica)
Assistant referee: Rafael Andrade
Assistant referee: Andrés Arrieta
4th official: Cristian Rodríguez


December 21, 2017

2017 Arabian Gulf Cup (Kuwait) - Selected Officials

2017 Arabian Gulf Cup
22 December 2017-05 January 2018 in Kuwait City (Kuwait)

Referees (10):
Omar Al-Yaqoubi  (Oman)
Ali Shaban  (Kuwait)
Sultan Al-Harbi (Saudi Arabia)
Saoud Al-Athbah  (Qatar)
Ali Abdulnabi Al-Samaheeji  (Bahrain)
Ali Sabah Al-Qaysi (Iraq)
Aziz Asimov  (Uzbekistan)
Ammar Ali Al-Juneibi  (UAE)
Hettikamkanamge Dilan Perera  (Sri Lanka)
Haitham Al-Walidi  (Yemen)  -  Reserve Referee

Assistant Referees (19):
Abdullah Al-Jardani  (Oman)
Rashid Al-Ghaithi  (Oman)
Yaqoub Al Suhail/Al-Mutairi  (Kuwait)
Fares Al-Shammari (Kuwait)
Yasir Al-Sultani  (Saudi Arabia)
Faisal Al-Qahtani  (Saudi Arabia)
Juma Al-Burshaid  (Qatar)
Yousuf Al-Shammari  (Qatar)
Sayed  Alawi  (Bahrain)
Abdullah Saleh Abdullah Al-Rowaimi  (Bahrain)
Ameer Daud Hussein (Iraq)
Wathiq Al-Suwaidi  (Iraq)
Andrey Tsapenko (Uzbekistan)
Timur Gaynullin (Uzbekistan)
Jassim Al-Ali  (UAE)
Ahmad Said Al-Rashadi  (UAE)
Palitha Hemathunga (Sri Lanka)
Sanjeewa Premalal Wellabada Hewage Don (Sri Lanka)
Ali Al-Hasani  (Yemen)


December 20, 2017

Selected match officials for CHAN Morocco 2018

Selected match officials for CHAN Morocco 2018
13 January to 04 February 2018

Referees (22): 

Bamlak Tessema  Weyesa  (Ethiopia)
Mehdi Abid Charef (Algeria)
Gehad Grisha (Egypt)
Bakary Papa Gassama (Gambia)
Malang Diedhiou (Senegal)
Janny Sikazwe (Zambia)
Moustapha Ghobal (Algeria)
Helder Martins de Carvalho (Angola)
Ndabihawenimana Pacifique (Burundi)
Coulibaly Abou (CIV)
Ibrahim Nour El Din (Egypt)
BamlakTesema (Ethiopia)
Daniel Nii Ayi Laryea (Ghana)
Nampiandraza Hamada (Madagascar)
Keita Mahamadou (Mali)
Noureddine El Jaafari (Morocco)
Jackson Pavaza (Namibia)
Jean Jacque Ndala (DR Congo)
Hakizimana Louis (Rwanda)
Ndiaye Maguette (Senegal)
Gomes Victor Miguel (South Africa)
Sadok Selmi (Tunisia).

Assistant Referees (18): 

Mokrane Gourari (Algeria)
Seydou Tiama (Burkina Faso)
Elvis Noupoue (Cameroon)
Soulaiman Amaldine (Comoros)
Steven Danilek M Moyo (Congo)
Mahmoud A.K Abouel Regal (Egypt)
Berhe Tesfagiorghis (Eritrea)
Sidiki Sidibe (Guinea)
Gilbert Cheruiyot (Kenya)
Souru Phatsoane (Lesotho)
Amsaaed Attia (Libya)
Moriba Diakite (Mali)
Azgaou Lahsen (Morocco)
Arsenio Chadreque Maringule (Mozambique)
Ibrahim Mohammed Abdallah (Sudan)
Melloulchi Yamen (Tunisia)
Jerson Emiliano Dos Santos (Angola)
Range Aden Marwa (Kenya)





December 17, 2017

Guatemala : 2017 Torneo Apertura Final

Guatemala : 2017 Torneo Apertura Final

First Leg, 14 December 2017
in el Estadio Nacional Doroteo Guamuch Flores (Guatemala City)
CSD Municipal   vs.  Antigua GFC  (1-1)

Referee:  Walter Lopez Castellanos (Guatemala)
Assistant referee: Gerson Lopez Castellanos
Assistant referee: Humberto Panjoj
4th Official: Wenceslao Velasquez

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Second Leg, 17 December 2017
in el Estadio Pensativo (Antigua)
Antigua GFC    vs.   CSD Municipal   (2-1)

Referee:  Sergio Reyna Möller (Guatemala)
Assistant referee: Hermenerito Leal
Assistant referee: Pablo Ramirez Lopez
4th Official:  Ever Lopez


December 16, 2017

UEFA - 38 new referees promoted to the FIFA list in 2018

2018 FIFA Referees List
UEFA Confederation

38 new referees promoted to the FIFA list in 2018

Eldorjan Hamiti  (ALB)
Juxhin Xhaja (ALB)
Christopher Jäger (AUT)
Julian Weinberger (AUT)
Dragan  Petrović (BIH)
Admir Šehović    (BIH)
Volen  Chinkov (BUL)
Igor Pajač (CRO)
Timótheos Christofí (CYP)
Stuart Attwell (ENG)
Paul Tierney (ENG)
Ricardo Burgos Bengoetxea (ESP)
Petri Viljanen (FIN)
Karim Abed (FRA)
Jérôme Brisard  (FRA)
Kári Jóannesarson Høvdanum (FRO)
Irakli  Kvirikashvili (GEO)
Ioánnis  Papadópoulos (GRE)
Ívar Orri Kristjánsson (ISL)
Yigal Fried (ISR)
Marco Di Bello   (ITA)
Daniele Doveri   (ITA)
Besfort Kasumi  (KOS)
Christophe Pires (LUX)
Milovan Milačić (MNE)
Kristoffer Hagenes (NOR)
Rohit Saggi (NOR)
Nicolas Walsh    (SCO)
Danilo Grujić (SRB)
Urs Schnyder (SUI)
Lionel Tschudi (SUI)
Nejc Kajtazovič (SVN)
Kristoffer Karlsson (SWE)
Glenn Nyberg (SWE)
Yaroslav Kozyk   (UKR)
Mykola Kryvonosov (UKR)
Vitaliy Romanov (UKR)
Denys Shurman (UKR)

2017 COSAFA U20 Championship - Final

2017 COSAFA U20 Championship -  Final
16 December  2016 at Arthur Davies Stadium, Kitwe (Zambia)

South Africa U20  vs.  Lesotho U20   (2-1)

Referee: Abdoul Kanoso  (Madagascar)
Assistant Referee: James Emile (Seychelles)
Assistant Referee: Vivian Vally  (Mauritius)
4th official: Joao Amado Goma  (Angola)

Philippines : 2017 Philippines Football League Final

2017 Philippines Football League Final
16 December 2017 at  Pana-Ad Park & Stadium, Bacolod City (Philippines)

Ceres-Negros  FC    vs   Global Cebu FC       (4-1)

Referee:  Suhaizi Shukri  (Malaysia)
Assistant referee: Krizmark Nanola (Philippines)
Assistant referee: Kent Gobuyan (Philippines)
4th official: Clifford Daypuyat (Philippines)

December 10, 2017

Cameroon : 2017 Cup Final

2017  Cameroon Cup Final
10 December 2017 at Stade Omnisports Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaoundé (Cameroon)

New Star Douala  vs.   UMS Loum    (1-0)

Referee: Antoine Effa Essouma  (Cameroon)
Assistant Referee: Aboubakar Djika
Assistant Referee: Clovis Ronald Bigoh
4th Official: Blaise Ngwa

December 9, 2017

Malawi : 2017 FISD Cup Final

2017 Malawi FISD Challenge Cup Final
9 December 2017 at  Civo Stadium, Lilongwe (Malawi)

Kamuzu Barracks    vs   Moyale Barracks       (1-0)

Referee:  Ishmael Chizinga  (Malawi)
Assistant referee: Festone Kusekuse
Assistant referee: Bernadettar Kwimbira
4th official: Dennis Nguluwe

Belize : 2017 Torneo Apertura – Final

Belize : 2017 Torneo Apertura – Final

1st leg:
3 December 2017 at  Norman Broaster Stadium, San Ignacio (Belize)
Verdes FC    vs   Belmopan Bandits    (1-0)

Referee:  Christopher Reid (Belize)
Assistant referee: Wendelle Esquiliano
Assistant referee: Abner Alvarez
4th official: Juan Alas 

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2nd leg:
9 December 2017 at  Isidoro Beaton Stadium, Belmopan (Belize) 
Belmopan Bandits    vs   Verdes FC       (2-1)

Referee:  Irfan Basdemir (Belize)
Assistant referee: Ricardo Ake
Assistant referee: Wendelle Esquiliano

4th official: Christopher Reid