December 12, 2016

2017 FIFA Referee & Assistant Referee List (UEFA Zone)

UEFA just relesased its 2017 list for International FIFA referees & assistant referees


(Source : The Third Team)



This list includes 34 new FIFA referees :

Koçi Andi
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ALB
Do Nascimento Luís Miguel
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AND
Pashayev Omar
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AZE
Visser Lawrence
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BEL
Apostolov Stefan
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BUL
Strukan Duje
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CRO
Sanchez Martínez José María
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ESP
Letexier François
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FRA
Barcelo Jason
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GIB
Hennessy Robert
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IRE
Irrati Massimiliano
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ITA
Sakhi Daniyar
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KAZ
Atazhanov Furkat
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KAZ
Nuza Genc
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KOS
Lukjančukas Manfredas
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LIT
Higler Dennis Johan
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NED
Kennedy Keith
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NIR
McNabb Ian
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NIR
Eskås Espen Andreas
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NOR
Stehen Kai Erik
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NOR
Jakubik Krzysztof
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POL
Branco Godinho Luís Miguel
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PORT
Fesnic Horatiu Mircea
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ROM
Gaman George Catalin
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ROM
Matyunin Aleksei
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RUS
Barbeno Luca
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SMR
Robertson Donald
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SCO
Nikolić Bojan
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SER
Vasić Aleksandar
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SER
Očenáš Michal
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SVK
Obrenović Rade
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SVN
Meler Halil Umut
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TUR
Balakin Mykola
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UKR
Griffith Iwan Arwel
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WAL

Congratulations to all !


November 20, 2016

Norway : 2016 Norwegian Cup Final

2016 Norwegian Cup Final
20 November 2016 at Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo

Rosenborg  BK   vs   Kongsvinger  IL  

Referee : Tore Hansen (Norway)
Assistant Referee :  Jon Michael Knutsen
Assistant Referee : Øystein Ytterland
4th Official : Espen Eskås

November 19, 2016

Kazakhstan : 2016 Cup Final

2016 Kazakhstan Cup Final 
19 November 2016 in Central Stadium, Almaty

FC Kairat Almaty   vs.   FC Astana    (0-1)

Referee: Ruslan Duzmambetov (Kazakhstan)
Assistant referee: Rustam Suyunov
Assistant referee: Andrey Popov
Additional assistant referee: Anatoliy Vishinichenko
Additional assistant referee: Askhat Abdanbayev
4th official: Sergey Vassyutin

November 11, 2016

Angola : 2016 Angolan Cup Final

2016  Angola Cup Final
November 11th, 2016 at Estádio 11 de Novembro, Luanda

Recreativo Libolo  vs. Progresso do Sambizanga     (2-1  aet)

Referee: Helder Martins de Carvalho (Angola)
Assistant Referee: Júlio Lemos
Assistant Referee: Joaquim da Rocha
4th Official: João Goma

November 6, 2016

Ireland : 2016 FAI Cup Final

Photo Credit : Doug Minihane
2016  FAI Cup Final
November 6th, 2016 in Aviva Stadium, Dublin

Dundalk FC   vs.   Cork City FC     0-1  (aet)

Referee: Robert Rogers (Ireland)
Assistant Referee: Emmet Dynan
Assistant Referee: Allen Lynch
Additional assistant referee: Neil Doyle
Additional assistant referee: Derek Tomney
4th Official: Tomas Connoly

October 30, 2016

2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship - Caribbean Zone Qualifyer (Final Round) - Final

2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship -   Caribbean Zone Qualifyer (Final Round) - Final
30 October 2016  at  Ergilio Hato Stadium, Willemstad (Curaçao)

Haiti U20   vs    Antigua & Barbuda U20    (4-0)

Referee: Javier Santos  (Puerto Rico)
Assistant Referee: Trevor Porter  (Guyana)
Assistant Referee: Raidel Toledo (Cuba)
4th official: Rodphin Harris  (Trinidad & Tobago)

September 24, 2016

Finland : 2016 Cup Final

2016 Finnish Cup Final
24 September 2016 at Ratina Stadium, Tampere (Finland)

Seinäjoki  JK   vs   HJK Helsinki    1-1 (shootout:7-6)

Referee : Jari Järvinen (Finland)
Assistant Referee :  Sami Nykänen
Assistant Referee : Arttu Hautamäki
4th Official : Kalle Mäkinen

August 27, 2016

Tunisia: 2016 Cup Final

2016 Tunisia Cup Final
27 August, 2016 in Olympic Stadium, Radès (Tunisia)

Espérance Sportive Tunis   vs  Club Africain      (2-0)

Referee: Haythem Guirat (Tunisia)
Assistant Referee:  Marwene Saad
Assistant Referee: Abdel Ali Hassen
4th Official:  Sadok Selmi

Faroe Islands : 2016 Cup Final

2016 Faroe Islands Cup Final
27 August, 2016 in Tórsvøllur, Tórshavn (Faroe Islands)

KI  Klaksvik  vs  Vikingur Gota      (1-1,  shootout:5-3)

Referee : Alex De Albuquerque Troleis (Faroe Islands)
Assistant Referee :  Andrew Christiansen
Assistant Referee : Dan Højgaard
4th Official :  Dagfinn Forná

Competition Fixtures (Wikipedia) - click here

August 13, 2016

Iceland : 2016 Cup Final

2016 Icelandic Cup Final
13 August 2016 in Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík (Iceland)

Valur Reykjavík    vs   IBV Vestmannaeyjar  (2-0)

Referee : Þorvaldur Árnason (Iceland)
Assistant Referee :   Gylfi Már Sigurðsson
Assistant Referee : Birkir Sigurðarson
Additional Referee : Gunnar Jarl Jonsson
Additional Referee : Vilhjalmur Thorarinsson
4th Official :  Þóroddur Hjaltalín

July 31, 2016

2016 COSAFA U17 Championship - Final

2016 COSAFA U17 Championship - Final
29 July 2016 at Stade Georges V, Curepipe (Mauritius) 

Namibia U17 vs. South Africa U17   (1-1  shootout: 3-1


Referee: Andofetra Rakotojaona (Madagascar) 
Assistant Referee: Olivio Saimone (Mozambique)
Assistant Referee: James Emile (Seychelles)
4th official: Patrice Milazar (Mauritius)


Competition fixtures - click here

July 23, 2016

2015 ASEAN (AFF) U16 Championship - Final

2015 ASEAN (AFF) U16 Championship   -   Final
23 July 2016 at Olympic Stadium, Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

Australia U16  vs.  Vietnam  U16    (3-3   shootout:5-3)

Referee: Mohamed Javiz  (Maldives)
Assistant Referee: Mohd Kamil Tumin  (Malaysia)
Assistant Referee: Mohd Shahreen Che Omar  (Malaysia)
4th Official: Clifford  Daypuyat  (Philippines)

June 18, 2016

Uganda : 2016 Uganda Cup Final

2016 Uganda Cup Final
18 June 2016 at Nakivubo Stadium, Kampala  (Uganda)

Vipers SC vs.  Onduparaka FC   (3-1)

Referee :  Brian Nsubuga  (Uganda)
Assistant referee :  Okello Lee
Assistant referee :  Ronald Katenya
4th official :  William Senkumba

June 12, 2016

2016 COSAFA Cup

2016 COSAFA Cup -  Group Stage  (B)
12 Juin 2016 at Independence Stadium, Windhoek (Namibia)

Lesotho  vs.  Mauritius   (3-0)

Referee: Hamada Nampiandraza (Madagascar)
Assistant Referee: Salani Ncube (Zimbabwe)
Assistant Referee: Matheus Kanyanga  (Namibia)
4th official: Helder Martins de Carvalho (Angola) 

June 11, 2016

2016 OFC Nations Cup - Final

2016 OFC Nations Cup  -  Final
11 June 2016 at Sir John Guise Stadium, Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea)

Papua New Guinea  vs.  New Zealand   (0-0  shootout :2-4)

Referee: Norbert Hauata (Tahiti)
Assistant Referee: Philippe Revel  (Tahiti)
Assistant Referee: Tevita Makasini  (Tonga)
4th official: Kader Zitouni (Tahiti) 

June 7, 2016

2016 COSAFA Cup - Selected Officials

2016 COSAFA Cup
Windhoek,Namibia -   11 to 25 June 2016

Selected Officials:

Referees (9):
Jackson Pavaza  (Namibia)
Joshua Bondo  (Botswana)
Hamada Nampiandraza (Madagascar)
Simanga Nhleko (Swaziland)
Bernard Camille (Seychelles)
Helder Martins de Carvalho (Angola)
Janny Sikazwe (Zambia)
Norman Matemera (Zimbabwe)
Victor Gomes (South Africa)

Assistant Referees (9):
Arsenio Marengula  (Mozambique)
Alfeus Shipanga  (Namibia)
Matheus Kanyanga  (Namibia)
Salani Ncube (Zimbabwe)
Sifiso Nxumalo (Swaziland)
Zakhele Siwela (South Africa)
Vivian Vally (Mauritius)
Souru Phatsoane (Lesotho)
Jerson Emiliano Dos Santos (Angola)

Friendly: Iran vs. Kyrgyzstan

International Friendly
7 June 2016 at Azadi Stadium, Tehran (Iran)

Iran   vs.  Kyrgyzstan          

Referee:  Mahmood Al Majarafi  (Oman)
Assistant Referee: Rashid Al Ghaithi  (Oman)
Assistant Referee:   Hamed Talib Al Ghafri  (Oman)
4th official:  Hassan Akrami (Iran)

2019 AFC Asian Cup – Play-Off Round 1

2019 AFC Asian Cup – Play-Off Round 1 (2nd leg)
7 June 2016 at Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka (Bangladesh)

Bangladesh   vs. Tajikistan   (0-1)

Referee:  Hussein Abo Yehia (Lebanon)
Assistant Referee:  Samer Badr (Lebanon)
Assistant Referee:  Adnan Abdallah (Lebanon)
4th official:  Ali Reda (Lebanon) 

June 6, 2016

Erich Linemayr (Austria) dies at age 83

Erich Linemayr (Austria)
FIFA referees from 1966 to 1981


Erich Linemayr (born January 24, 1933) was a retired Austrian football referee and had been a UEFA referee assessor up until 2003




UEFA Cup Final: Liverpool- Borussia Mönchengladbach 3-0 (1973), Athlétic Bilbao-Juventus Turin 2-1 (1977)
UEFA Champions Cup Final:  Nottingham Forest- Malmö 1-0 (1979)
World Cup 1974 (Germany): Sweden – Uruguay 3-0, West Germany - Poland 1-0
World Cup 1978 (Argentina): Scotland - Netherlands 3-2
UEFA Euro 1980 (Italy): England – Spain 2-1, Italy - Czechoslovakia 1-1

June 5, 2016

Friendly: Thailand vs. Jordan - King’s Cup Final

International Friendly - King’s Cup Final
5 June 2016 at Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok (Thailand)

Thailand   vs.  Jordan     (2-0)

Referee:  Mohd Nafeez Abdul Wahab (Malaysia)
Assistant Referee: Ronnie Koh Min Kiat (Singapore)
Assistant Referee:  Han Thein (Myanmar)
4th official:  Sukhbir Singh (Singapore) 

June 4, 2016

Friendly: Ivory Coast vs. Gabon

International Friendly
4 June 2016 at Stade Bouaké, Bouaké (Ivory Coast)

Ivory Coast   vs.  Gabon    (2-1)

Referee:  Ali Lemghaifry (Mauritania)
Assistant Referee: Abderrahmane Warr (Mauritania)
Assistant Referee: Boubou Cheikhna Demba (Mauritania)
4th official:  Abdrahmane Kelly  (Mauritania)