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Iranian referee to officiate 2018 FIFA World Cup 3rd place game

Tehran, Iranian International referee Alireza Faghani has been chosen to officiate the 3rd place game at 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia to be held today between England and Belgium.

Faghani’s appointment followed his brilliant performance in the tournament, especially as the referee of the most sensitive game between France and Argentina in the Round of 16.

Faghani has refereed important matches such as the 2014 AFC Champions League Final, the 2015 AFC Asian Cup Final, the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup Final, the 2016 Olympic football final match. He has also refereed matches in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency – IRNA


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