ACL Final: Chinese Referee to Officiate Persepolis v Kashima Antlers
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Ma Ning from China has been chosen to officiate the match between Iran’s Persepolis and Kashima Antlers of Japan.
Kashima Antlers will host Persepolis on Saturday in the first leg of the AFC Champions League final at Kashima Soccer Stadium.
Kashima Antlers and Persepolis are looking to win their first AFC CL title.
Ma Ning has been a full international referee for FIFA since 2011.
According to the Asian Football Confederation’s Referees Committee, Ahmed Al-Kaf from Oman will officiate the second leg, slated for November 10 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.