Iran’s Faghani Chosen to Officiate Gamba Osaka v Adelaide United
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Alireza Faghani from Iran has been chosen as referee of Japan’s Gamba Osaka and Adelaide United from Australia.
Gamba Osaka will host Adelaide United in Group H of the AFC Champions League group stage on April 25 at the Suita City Football Stadium in Suita, Japan.
Faghani will be assisted with his countrymen Reza Sokhandan and Mohammadreza Mansouri. Hassan Akbari is the fourth official.
Alireza Faghani made history by becoming the first Asian referee to officiate the final of a Men's Olympic.
He was the main referee of the 2016 Olympic football final match between host Brazil and Germany.