Qatar’s Al Jassim to officiate Iran vs China match

January 22, 2019 - 14:9

TEHRAN - Qatari referee Abdulrahman Al Jassim has been chosen to officiate Iran’s AFC Asian Cup quarter-final match against China on Thursday.

Al Jassim has been a full international referee for FIFA since 2013.

The match will be Al Jassim’s fourth contest in the tournament as he has already officiated Iran vs Vietnam match, South Korea vs China match and Australia vs Uzbekistan match.

He refereed games in the AFC Champions League, the AFC U23 Championship 2018 and Qatar Stars League.

The Qatari star was one of the referees for the 2017 Under-20's World Cup.

The 32-year-old referee was named as a video assistant referee (VAR) for the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018.

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