Australian Referee Green to Officiate S. Korea v Iran in World Cup Qualifier
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Peter Daniel Green from Australia has been chosen to officiate the 2018 World Cup qualifier clash between South Korea and Iran in Group A.
The Taeguk Warriors will host Iran on Thursday at the World Cup Stadium in Seoul.
Green will be assisted with his countrymen David Walsh and Nathan Macdonald.
Green, 39, is a football referee in the Australian A-League. He has been refereeing in the A-League since 2002. Green was awarded a FIFA badge in 2006 and is eligible to referee international matches. He was also selected on the AFC Elite Referees Panel for the 2008 year and has refereed matches for AFC since.
On the 4th of April 2017, Peter Green was appointed as one of the inaugural Video assistant referee (VAR's) in the Hyundai A-League, the first top-tier football league in the world to implement the technology.