Alireza Faghani to Officiate Japan v Iraq Match
- January, 15, 2015 - 12:34
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Alireza Faghani from Iran has been assigned as the referee for the Japan and Iraq match on Group D of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup.
The international referee will be assisted by his compatriots Reza Sokhandan and Mohammad Reza Abolfazli in the match which will be held on Friday.
The 36-year-old referee was named as the fourth referee for the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, between Brazil and Croatia.
Faghani also officiated 2014 AFC Champions League first leg match between Al-Hilal and Western Sydney Wanderers.
The Iranian trio has already officiated China and Saudi Arabia match in Group B and Kuwait against South Korea in Group A.