Iraqi Referee Ali Sabah to Officiate Syria, Iran Match
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Ali Sabah Adday Al-Qaysi from Iraq has been chosen to officiate Syria and Iran match in the 2018 World Cup qualifier.
The match will be held at the Tuanku Abdul Rahman Stadium in Seremban, Malaysia on Tuesday.
Ali Sabah Adday Al-Qaysi will be assisted by his countryman and an assistant from Malaysia.
Adday Al-Qaysi became a FIFA referee in 2002 and has served as a referee at competitions including the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, beginning with the preliminary-round match between Palestine and the United Arab Emirates.
Iran tops Group A with 10 points.
The top two in each group reach the 2018 finals with the two third-placed sides meeting over two legs for the chance to face a CONCACAF team in a final playoff for a ticket to Russia.