January 27, 2013

2013 Copa Centroamericana - Finals

27 January 2013,  in Estadio Nacional, San José (Costa Rica)


Final
COSTA RICA  vs  HONDURAS    1-0

Referee : Joel Aguilar Chicas  (El Salvador)
Assistant Referee : Juan Francisco Zumba  (El Salvador)
Assistant Referee : Daniel Williamson (Panama)
4th official : Walter Lopez Castellanos (Guatemala)

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3rd Place Final :
EL SALVADOR  vs.  BELIZE     1-0

Referee : Sandy Vasquez (Dominican Republic)
Assistant 1 : Leonel Leal  (Costa Rica)
Assistant 2 : Keytzell Corrales (Nicaragua)
4th official : Roberto Moreno Salazar  (Panama)

January 26, 2013

2013 African Cup of Nations : Round 3

AFCON 2013

All appointments of the referees for the 3rd round of the Group stage are now fully confirmed.

Friendly : Canada vs Denmark

Friendly Match
26 January 2013 in Tucson, Arizona (USA)
Canada  vs  Denmark    0-4

Referee : Juan Guzman (USA)
Asst referee: Frank Anderson (USA)
Asst referee:  Sean Hurd (USA)
4th official:  Ricardo Salazar (USA)

January 24, 2013

2013 OFC U-17 Championship Preliminary : Cook Islands vs American Samoa

OFC U-17 Championship Preliminary - Match Day 2
J.S. Blatter Football Complex - Apia, Samoa

Cook Islands U17  vs.  American Samoa U17    0 – 3

Referee: Matt CONGER   (New Zealand)
Assistant Referee 1: Simon LOUNT  (New Zealand)
Assistant Referee 2: John Erick NIABO (Solomon Islands)
4th Official: Gerald OIAKA  (Solomon Islands)

2013 OFC U-17 Championship Preliminary : Samoa vs Tonga

OFC U-17 Championship Preliminary - Match Day 2
J.S. Blatter Football Complex - Apia, Samoa

Samoa U17  vs.  Tonga U17     3 – 2

Referee: Pari OITO  (Tahiti)
Assistant Referee 1: Paul AHUPU  (Tahiti)
Assistant Referee 2: Hillary ANI   (Papoua New Guinea)
4th Official: Robinson BANGA  (Vanuatu)

January 22, 2013

2013 OFC U-17 Championship Preliminary : Tonga vs Cook Islands

22 January 2013,  National Stadium, Apia (Samoa)

Tonga U17  vs.  Cook Islands U17      1- 7

Referee: Robinson Banga  (Vanuatu)
Assistant Referee 1: Hilmon Sese (Vanuatu)
Assistant Referee 2: Paul Ahupu  (Tahiti)
4th Official: Pari Oito  (Tahiti)


2013 Copa Centroamericana : Costa Rica vs Guatemala

22 January 2013 - Estadio Nacional, San José (Costa Rica)
Group A

COSTA RICA  vs  GUATEMALA    1 - 1

Referee:  Rodríguez Héctor  (Honduras)
Assistant Referee : Williamson Daniel  (Panama)
Assistant Referee :  Rocha  William (Nicaragua)
4th Official :  Moreno Roberto  (Panama)

January 21, 2013

2013 African Cup of Nations : Round 2

AFCON 2013

CAF has just announced the appointments of the referees for the 2nd round of the Group stage.


2013 African Cup of Nations : Zambia vs Ethiopia

21 January 2013 - Nelspruit  (Mbombela Stadium)
2013 African Cup of Nations  - Group C

Zambia – Ethiopia  1 - 1

Referee: Eric Otogo-Castane (Gabon)
Assistant Referee: Jean-Claude Birumushahu  (Burundi)
Assistant Referee: Arsenio Marengula (Mozambique)
4th Official: Rajindraparsad Seechurn  (Mauritius)

January 20, 2013

2013 Copa Centroamericana : Costa Rica vs Nicaragua

20 January 2013 - Estadio Nacional, San José (Costa Rica)
Group A

COSTA RICA  vs  NICARAGUA  2 - 0

Referee: Roberto Moreno (Panama)
Assistant Referee : Daniel  Williamson (Panama)
Assistant Referee : Keytzel Corrales (Nicaragua)
4th Official : Joel  Aguilar (El Salvador)

January 18, 2013

2013 Gulf Cup of Nations : Finals

18 January 2013,  in Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa (Bahrain)

Final :
IRAQ  vs  U.A.E    1 - 2  (aet)

Referee:  Khalil Al-Ghamdi  (Saudi Arabia)
Assistant Referee : Abdulaziz Al-Asmari (Saudi Arabia)
Assistant Referee : Abdullah Al-Shalawi (Saudi Arabia)
4th official : Nawaf Ghayyath Shukralla (Bahrain)

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3rd Place Final :
BAHRAIN  vs.  KUWAIT     1 - 6

Referee : Banjar Mohammed Al-Dosari (Qatar)
Assistant 1 : Taleb Al-Marri (Qatar)
Assistant 2 : Hassan Al Thawadi (Qatar)
4th official : Abdullah Al-Hilali (Oman)

2013 African Cup of Nations : Round 1

AFCON 2013
CAF has just announced the appointments of the referees for the 1st round of the Group stage.


2013 Copa Centroamericana : Day 1

18 January 2013 - Estadio Nacional, San José (Costa Rica)


Group A
GUATEMALA vs NICARAGUA   1 – 1

Referee:  Joel  Aguilar (El Salvador)
Assistant Referee :  Juan Francisco  Zumba (El Salvador)
Assistant Referee :  Daniel  Williamson (Panama)
4th Official :  Roberto  Moreno (Panama)

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Group B
HONDURAS vs EL SALVADOR   1 - 1

Referee:  Walter López Castellanos  (Guatemala)
Assistant Referee :  Gerson  López  (Guatemala)
Assistant Referee :  Leonel  Leal (Costa Rica)
4th Official :  Walter Quesada (Costa Rica)

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Group A
COSTA RICA  vs  BELIZE    1-0

Referee:  Héctor Rodríguez (Honduras)
Assistant Referee : Oscar  Velásquez  Zelaya (Honduras)
Assistant Referee :  Keytzel  Corrales  (Nicaragua)
4th Official : Roberto García Orozco (Mexico)

January 17, 2013

2013 Gulf Cup of Nations : Al-Ghamdi (KSA) for the Final


The 2013 Gulf Cup committee has selected Khalil Al-Ghamdi to officiate the competition final between Iraq and  United Arab Emirates on January 18th, 2013 at the Bahrain National Stadium in Riffa.

Khalil Ibrahim Al Ghamdi (Arabic: خليل الغامدي‎; born September 2, 1970) is a Saudi Arabian football referee. He has been a FIFA international referee since 2003. Outside of refereeing, he works as a teacher and lives in Riyadh.
He has a very prestigious palmares including a participation at the 2010 FIFA Wolrd Cup (he refereed the Group A match between Mexico and France, and the Group H match between Switzerland and Chile), AFCON 2010,  2008 Olympics, 2006 FIFA Club World Cup , 2005 Under 20 FIFA World Cup (Under 20), 2003 Under 17 FIFA World Cup.

For this final, he will be assisted by Abdulaziz Al-Asmari & Abdullah Al-Shalawi (Saudi Arabia)

The referee for the 3rd place match, between host Bahrain and title holder Kuwait will be Banjar Mohammed Al-Dosari (Qatar)

January 16, 2013

2013 CAF Confederation Cup - Preliminary Round

CAF has now announced the referee teams appointed for the Preliminary Round of the 2013 CAF Confederation Cup

This round is composed of  19 matches between African Clubs

  • 1st leg will be played on 15, 16 & 17 February 2013
  • 2nd leg will be played on 01, 02 & 03 March 2013




January 15, 2013

2013 CAF Champions League - Preliminary Round

CAF has just announced the referee teams appointed for the Preliminary Round of the 2013 CAF Champions League

This round is composed of  24 matches between African Clubs




  • 1st leg will be played on 15, 16 & 17 February 2013
  • 2nd leg will be played on 01, 02 & 03 March 2013


2013 Gulf Cup of Nations : Semi-Finals

in Bahrain National Stadium (Riffa)
 
U.A.E.  vs  Kuwait      1 - 0

Referee:  Abdullah  Al-Hilali (Oman)
Assistant Referee:  Hamed Al-Mayahi  (Oman)
Assistant Referee: Saif Al-Gharafi (Oman)
Fourth Official:  Banjar Al-Dosari (Qatar)

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Bahrain  vs  Iraq      1 - 1  (penal: 2-4)

Referee:  Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan)
Assistant Referee: Abduxamidullo Rasulov (Uzbekistan)
Assistant Referee: Bakhadyr Kochkarov (Kyrgyzstan)
Fourth Official:  Khalid Al-Ghamdi  (Saudi Arabia)

January 14, 2013

Luxembourg : 2013 FIFA referees

From left to right:
  • João Paulo Vivas (AR)
  • Roland Flenghi (AR)   
  • Chris Reish
  • Claudio De Carolis (AR)
  • Tania Fernandes Morais
  • Steven Curfs (AR)
  • Laurent Kopriwa
  • Antonio De Carolis (AR)
  • Sven Bindels   
 Marco Tropeano (AR) not on the picture

January 13, 2013

Friendly : Angola vs Botswana

Friendly match - Warmup AFCON 2013
13 January 2013 in Dobsonville Stadium, Soweto (South Africa)

Angola  vs  Botswana    2-0

Referee : Lwandile Mfiki  (South Africa)
Asst referee: Thembisile Windvoel (South Africa)
Asst referee:  Lindikhaya Bolo  (South Africa)
4th official:  Kulasande Qongqo (South Africa)

January 12, 2013

2013 Gulf Cup of Nations : Kuwait vs Saudi Arabia

Group B match in Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa (Bahrain)

Kuwait   vs   Saudi Arabia     1 - 0

Referee:  Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan)
Assistant Referee:  Abduxamidullo Rasulov (Uzbekistan)
Assistant Referee: Bakhadyr Kochkarov (Kyrgyzstan)
Fourth Official:  Mohamed Al-Zarooni (UAE)

2013 Gulf Cup of Nations : Iraq vs Yemen

Group B match in Khalifa Sports City Stadium, Isa Town (Bahrain)

Iraq  vs  Yemen     2 - 0

Referee:  Abdullah  Al-Hilali (Oman)
Assistant Referee:  Hamed Al-Mayahi  (Oman)
Assistant Referee: Saif Al-Gharafi (Oman)
Fourth Official:  Banjar Mohammed  Al-Dosari (Qatar)

January 11, 2013

Friendly : Ethiopia vs Tanzania

Friendly Match
11 January 2013 in Addis Abeba  (Ethiopia)

Ethiopia  vs  Tanzania    2-1

Referee : Bamlak Tessema Weyesa  (Ethiopia)
Asst referee: Kinfe Yilma  (Ethiopia)
Asst referee:  Temesgen Samuel Atongo (Ethiopia)
4th official:  Haileyesus Bazezew Belete  (Ethiopia)

2013 Gulf Cup of Nations : UAE vs Oman

Group A match in Khalifa Sports City Stadium, Isa Town

U.A.E  vs  Oman     2 - 0

Referee:  Yousef Al-Marzouq (Kuwait)
Assistant Referee:  Yaser Ahmad Marad (Kuwait)
Assistant Referee: Nassr Al-Shatti (Kuwait)
Fourth Official:  Ali Sabah Adday (Iraq)

WC 2014 Qualifiers (CONCACAF)


WC 2014 Qualifiers
CONCACAF Final Round  (day 1)
06 February 2013

Appointed referees : 

Mexico vs. Jamaica
Referee :  Mark Geiger (USA)
Asst referee: Mark Hurd (USA)
Asst referee: Joseph Fletcher (Canada)
4th official: Baldomero Toledo (USA)




Panama vs. Costa Rica
Referee :   Francisco Chacón (Mexico)
Asst referee:  Marvin Torrentera (Mexico)
Asst referee:  Marcos Quintero (Mexico)
4th official: Ricardo Arellano (Mexico)




Honduras  vs USA
Referee :   Walter Quesada  (Costa Rica)
Asst referee:  Leonel Leal (Costa Rica)
Asst referee:  Octavio Jara (Costa Rica)
4th official: Jefrey Solís (Costa Rica)



January 9, 2013

2013 Gulf Cup of Nations : Saudi Arabia vs Yemen

Group B match in Khalifa Sports City Stadium, Isa Town

Saudi Arabia  vs  Yemen     2 - 0

Referee:  Mohamed Abdelkarim Al-Zarooni (UAE)
Assistant Referee:  Saleh Al Marzouqi  (UAE)
Assistant Referee: Ahmed Al Shammisi  (UAE)
Fourth Official:  Banjar Mohammed Al-Dosari (Qatar)

2013 Gulf Cup of Nations : Iraq vs Kuwait

Group B match in Khalifa Sports City Stadium, Isa Town

Iraq  vs  Kuwait     1 – 0

Referee:  Nawaf Ghayyath Shukralla (Bahrain)
Assistant Referee:  Yassir Abdullah Tulaifat (Bahrain)
Assistant Referee: Ibrahim Mubarak Salah (Bahrain)
Fourth Official:  Abdullah Al-Hilali (Oman)

January 8, 2013

2013 Gulf Cup of Nations : Bahrain vs U.A.E.

Group A match in Bahrain National Stadium (Riffa)

Bahrain  vs  UAE     1 - 2

Referee:  Ali Adday Al-Qaysi  (Iraq)
Assistant Referee:  Luay Subhi Adib Al-Azawi (Iraq)
Assistant Referee: Hussain Al-Mutlaq (Iraq)
Fourth Official:  Khalil Al-Ghamdi (Saudi Arabia)

2013 Gulf Cup of Nations : Qatar vs Oman

Group A match in Bahrain National Stadium (Manama)

Qatar   vs  Oman     2 - 1

Referee:  Mukhtar Al-Yarimi  (Yemen)
Assistant Referee:  Hisham  Al-Garouni (Yemen)
Assistant Referee: Ali Muhammad  Al-Hassani (Yemen)
Fourth Official:  Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan)

January 6, 2013

2013 Gulf Cup of Nations : Iraq vs Saudi Arabia

2013 Gulf Cup
Group B match in Khalifa Sports City Stadium, Isa Town (Bahrain)

Iraq  vs  Saudi Arabia  2-0

Referee:  Viktor Kassai  (Hungary)
Assistant Referee : Gabor Eros  (Hungary)
Assistant Referee : Robert Kispal  (Hungary)
Fourth Official:  Nawaf Ghayyath Shukralla (Bahrain)

2013 Africa Cup of Nations : Selected referees (final list)

CAF has selected  18 Elite referees and 21 Assistant referees for the upcoming 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in South Africa

Within the group of central referees, only Sylvester Kirwa from Kenya and Bernard Camille from Seychelles are making a first appearance in an AFCON competition, as all other 16 referees already officiated during the last AFCON  in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.




Selected referees  (18) :
Néant Alioum  (Cameroon )
Daniel Bennett  (South Africa)
Mohamed Benouza  (Algeria)
Bernard Camille  (Seychelles)
Koman Coulibaly  (Mali)
Badara Diatta  (Senegal)
Noumandiez Doue  (Ivory Coast)
Bouchaib El Ahrach  (Morocco)
Bakary Papa Gassama  (Gambia)
Gehad Grisha  (Egypt)
Djamel Haimoudi  (Algeria)
Nampiandraza Hamada  (Madagascar)
Sylvester Kirwa  (Kenya)
Slim Jedidi  (Tunisia )
Ali Ould Lemghaifry (Mauritania)
Eric Otogo-Castane  (Gabon)
Rajindraparsad Seechurn  (Mauritius)
Janny Sikazwe  (Zambia)

Selected Assistant Referees  (21) :
Djibril Camara  (Sénégal)
El Hadj Malick Simba  (Sénégal)
Aden Marwa (Kenya)
Theophile Vinga  (Gabon)
Bechir Hassani  (Tunisia)
Anouar Hmila  (Tunisia)
Waleed Ahmed Ali (Sudan)
Malik Alidu Salifu  (Ghana)
David Laryea (Ghana)*
Peter Edibe (Nigeria)
Zakhele Siwela  (South Africa)
Songuifolo Yeo  (Ivory Coast)
Redouane  Achik  (Morocco)
Moussa Yanoussa (Cameroon)
Evarist Menkouande  (Cameroon)
Jerson Dos Santos  (Angola)
Balla Diara  (Mali)
Angesom Ogbamariam (Eritrea)
Jean-Claude Birumushahu  (Burundi)
Felicien Kabanda  (Rwanda)
Arsenio Marengula (Mozambique)

* replaced Abdelhak Etchiali  (Algeria) who is injured and will not participate

January 5, 2013

2013 Gulf Cup of Nations : UAE vs Qatar

2013 Gulf Cup
Group A match in Khalifa Sports City Stadium, Isa Town (Bahrain)

U.A.E  vs Qatar   3-1

Referee:  Khalil Al-Ghamdi  (Saudi Arabia)
Assistant Referee : Abdulaziz Al-Asmari (Saudi Arabia)
Assistant Referee : Abdullah Al-Shalwai (Saudi Arabia)
Fourth Official:  Mukhtar Al-Yarimi (Yemen)

2013 Gulf Cup of Nations : Bahrain vs Oman


Opening match match in Bahrain National Stadium (Manama)
Group A 

Bahrain   vs  Oman     0-0

Referee:  Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan)
Assistant Referee:  Abduxamidullo Rasulov (Uzbekistan)
Assistant Referee: Bakhadyr Kochkarov (Kyrgyzstan)
Fourth Official:  Yousef Al-Marzouq (Kuwait)

2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN) – Qualifiers

(1st round / 2nd leg in Nairobi)

Kenya vs Burundi    0 - 0

Referee : Ali Mohamed Adelaid (Comoros)
Asst referee: Mohamed Ibrahim (Comoros)
Asst referee: Amaldine Soulaimane  (Comoros)
4th official: Ansudane Soulaimane  (Comoros)

2013 Copa Centroamericana - Referee List (final)

UNCAF Copa de Naciones
Costa Rica  -18/27 January 2013

Selected Referees:
Walter Quesada  (Costa Rica)
Roberto Moreno Salazar  (Panama)
Joel Aguilar Chicas  (El Salvador)
Roberto García  (Mexico)
Hector Rodriguez  (Honduras)
Walter Lopez Castellanos (Guatemala)
Sandy Vasquez  (Dominican Republic)
Elmer Bonilla  (El Salvador)

Selected Assistant Referees :
Leonel Leal (Costa Rica)
Octavio Jara  (Costa Rica)
Juan Francisco Zumba  (El Salvador)
Daniel Williamson  (Panama)
Gerson Lopez (Guatemala)
Keytzel Corrales (Nicaragua)
William Rocha  (Nicaragua)
Oscar Velasquez Zelaya  (Honduras)

January 4, 2013

2013 FIFA Referee lists online




FIFA 2013 referee lists - for all countries - have now been updated on fifa.com



FIFA referee lists for 2013 


January 2, 2013

2013 Gulf Cup of Nations - referees


Bahrain  - 5/18 January 2013

Selected referees:
Khalil Al-Ghamdi  (Saudi Arabia)
Banjar Mohammed Al-Dosari (Qatar)*
Nawaf Ghayyath Shukralla (Bahrain)
Mohamed Abdelkarim Al-Zarooni (United Arab Emirates)*
Yousef Al-Marzouq (Kuwait)
Abdullah Al-Hilali (Oman)
Ali Sabah Adday (Iraq)
Mukhtar Al-Yarimi (Yemen)
Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan)
Viktor Kassai (Hungary)

* replaced Abdulrahman Mohamed Abdou & Ali Hamad Al Badwawi who forfeited due to physical problems


Assistant Referees :
Abdulaziz Al-Asmari & Abdullah Al-Shalawi (Saudi Arabia)
Taleb Al-Marri & Hassan Al Thawadi (Qatar)
Yassir Khalil Ibrahim Abdullah Tulaifat &  Ibrahim Mubarak Salah (Bahrain)
Saleh Al Marzouqi &  Ahmed Al Shammisi (United Arab Emirates)
Yaser Ahmad Marad &  Nassr Al-Shatti (Kuwait)
Hamed Al-Mayahi  & Saif Al-Gharafi (Oman)
Luay Al-Azawi  &  Hussein Al-Mutlaq (Iraq)
Hesham Qasem Al-Garouni  & Ali Muhammad Al-Hassani  (Yemen)
Abduxamidullo Rasulov (Uzbekistan)
Bakhadyr Kochkarov (Kyrgyzstan)
Robert Kispal & Gabor Eros  (Hungary)