Check out who can be officiating on the World Cup in Russia.
Who Are The Referees For The World Cup?
The World Cup in Russia will see one of the best gamers on the planet come collectively to all try to obtain the identical objective, World Cup glory. With 32 groups battling it out over 64 matches, the gamers themselves will clearly have an enormous say, however one man will have an impact in each recreation and that’s the referee.
So, at World Soccer we’ve supplied you with a full checklist of all of the referees officiating video games for the event.
36 people have been chosen to referee video games, they usually come from quite a lot of confederations.
The names are drawn from the six soccer confederations underneath FIFA and very like the allotted quantity of certified groups from every confederation, the distribution will not be equal. European governing physique UEFA have 10 representatives nonetheless, controversially, there aren’t any English representatives with the potential boycott being one issue at play.
The AFC (Asian Soccer Confederation), CAF (Confederation of African Soccer), CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central American, and Caribbean Affiliation Soccer), and CONMEBOL (South American Soccer Confederation) all have six representatives.
Lastly the OFC (Oceania Soccer Confederation) have two referees going to the World Cup.
Proper now, it’s not identified which referees will officiate every recreation. The ultimate referee briefing is on the 4th of June so we predict every matches referee to be introduced then.
Under is the total checklist of referees:
|Fahad Al-Mirdasi||AFC||Saudi Arabia|
|Mohammed Abdulla Mohamed||AFC||United Arab Emirates|
|Nawaf Abdulla Shukralla||AFC||Bahrain|
|Medhi Abid Sharef||CAF||Algeria|
|Bakary Papa Gassama||CAF||Gambia|
|Bamlak Tessema Wayesa||CAF||Ethiopa|
|Joel Aguilar||CONCACAF||El Salvador|
|Mark W. Geiger||CONCACAF||USA|
|Ricardo Montero||CONCACAF||Costa Rica|
|Cesar Arturo Ramos Palazuelos||CONCACAF||Mexico|
|Matthew Conger||OFC||New Zealand|
|Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz||UEFA||Spain|
There are additionally 63 assistant referees for the event who can be utilized in quite a lot of completely different roles. They could possibly be an assistant, fourth official or can be utilizing the VAR system that has been launched for the 2018 event.
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