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List Of All Referees / Officials For 2018 FIFA World Cup

Get ready to find out all referees of 2018 FIFA World Cup. The job of a Football referee is not everyone’s cup of tea. These officials have a huge role in the Success of Football. The man in the middle will play a vital role in the FIFA World Cup 2018 with a huge responsibility on his shoulders. So there will be huge expectations from them for the Russia World Cup. In the month of November last year, the Governing Body of Football [FIFA] unveiled a list of all 36 officials from all six confederations for the FIFA World Cup 2018. 

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List Of All Referees / Officials For 2018 FIFA World Cup

Football stars with the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, and others will have millions of eyes but there is one more man who will be the center of attraction is the referee. The governing body of Football, FIFA unveiled the list of all officials in March this year. FIFA has been monitoring the best referees since September 2014 to choose the best officials for the biggest Football event.

Out of 36 referees, 10 officials have been selected from UEFA Confederation, more than any other Confederation. FIFA has selected 6 referees each from AFC, CAF, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL. Remaining two referees are selected from OFC. Please take a look at referees of this World Cup.

Referee Nationalism
Asian Football Confederation [AFC]
Fahad Al-Mirdasi Saudi Arabia
Ryuji Sato Japan
Alireza Faghani Iran
Mohamed Abdulla United Arab Emirates
Ravshan Irmatov Uzbekistan
Nawaf Shukralla Bahrain
Confederation of African Football
Gehad Grisha Egypt
Mehdi Abid Charef Algeria
Bakary Gassama Gambia
Malang Diedhiou Senegal
Janny Sikazwe Zambia
Bamlak Tessema Weyesa Ethiopia
CONCACAF
Joel Aguilar El Salvador
Mark Geiger United States
Jair Marrufo United States
Ricardo Montero Costa Rica
John Pitti Panama
Cesar Arturo Ramos Mexico
CONMEBOL
Nestor Pitana Argentina
Sandro Ricci Brazil
Julio Bascunan Chile
Wilmar Roldan Colombia
Enrique Caceres Paraguay
Andres Cunha Uruguay
Oceania Football Confederation [OFC]
Matthew Conger New Zealand
Norbert Hauata French Polynesia
Union of European Football Association [UEFA]
Felix Brych Germany
Cuneyt Cakir Turkey
Sergei Karasev Russia
Bjorn Kuipers Netherlands
Milorad Mazic Serbia
Antonio Mateu Lahoz Mateu Lahoz
Szymon Marciniak Poland
Gianluca Rocchi Italy
Damir Skomina Slovenia
Clement Turpin France

Assistant Referees for 2018 FIFA World Cup

List of assistant referees has been also announced who will assist the main officials in this tournament. total 63 assistants have been selected for 36 main referees.

Name Nationality
AFC
Yasser Kalil Abdulla Tulefat Bahrain
Mohammed Al Abakry Saudi Arabia
Taleb Al Marri Qatar
Mohamed Alhammadi UAE
Abdulah Alshalwai Saudi Arabia
Mohammedreza Mansouri Iran
Abduxamidullo Rasulov Uzbekistan
Toru Sagara Japan
Jakongi Saidov Uzbekistan
Reza Sokhandan Iran
CAF
Redouane Achik Morocco
Waleed Ahmed Sudan
Jean Claude Birumushahu Burundi
Djibril Camara Senegal
Jerson Emiliano Dos Santos Angola
Abdelhak Etchiali Algeria
Anouar Hmila Tunisia
Marwa Range Kenya
El Hadji Malick Samba Senegal
Zakhele Thusi Silewa South Africa
CONCACAF
Frank Anderson USA
Joe Fletcher Canada
Miguel Angel Hernandez Paredes Mexico
Juan Carloa Mora Araya Costa Rica
Corey Rockwell USA
Marvin Torrentera Mexico
Gabriel Victoria Panama
Juan Zumba El Salvador
CONMEBOL
Carlos Astroza Chile
Juan Pablo Belatti Argentina
Eduardo Cardozo Paraguay
Emerson De Carvalho Brazil
Cristian De La Cruz Colombia
Mauricio Espinosa Uruguay
Alexander Guzman Colombia
Hernan Maidana Argentina
Christian Schiemann Chile
Nicolas Taran Uruguay
Marcelo Van Gasse Brazil
Juan Zorrilla Paraguay
OFC
Bertrand Brial New Caledonia
Simon Lount New Zealand
Tevita Makasini Tonga
UEFA
Anton Averianov Russia
Mark Borsch Germany
Pau Cebrian Devis Spain
Nicolas Danos France
Elnenito Di Liberatore Italy
Roberto Diaz Perez Spain
Dalibor Djurdjevic Serbia
Bahattin Duran Turkey
Cyril Gringore France
Tikhon Kalugin Russia
Tomasz Listkiewicz Poland
Stefan Lupp Germany
Tarik Ongun Turkey
Jure Praprotnik Slovenia
Milovan Ristic Serbia
Pawel Sokolnicki Poland
Mauro Tonolini Italy
Sander van Roekel Netherlands
Robert Vukan Slovenia
Erwin Zeinstra Netherlands

Have you checked schedule of 2018 Football World Cup? There will be VARs [Video Assistant Referees] also. The list of VARs is not unveiled yet. So kindly stay tuned with us for more information about Video referees. Till then, you can surf the other pages of FIFA world cup 2018 live stream.

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