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Sheikh Salman hands out ‘AFC Referees Special Award’ to Iranian referees 05 Jan 2019

Sheikh Salman hands out ‘AFC Referees Special Award’ to Iranian referees

Sheikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, the president of Asian Football Confederation, presented ‘AFC Referees Special Award’ of 2018 to world-class Iranian referees. In a ceremony held on Friday on the sideline of AFC Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates, the AFC chief presented Alireza Faghani, Reza Sokhandan, and Mohammadreza Mansouri with their ‘AFC Referees […]

Iran’s Faghani Chosen to Officiate at AFF Suzuki Cup 08 Dec 2018

Iran’s Faghani Chosen to Officiate at AFF Suzuki Cup

Iranian international referee Alireza Faghani has been chosen to officiate at the second leg of the AFF Suzuki Cup final match. The first leg will be held in Kuala Lumpur’s Bukit Jalil National Stadium between Malaysia and Vietnam. The second leg will be held in Hanoi’s Mỹ Đình National Stadium four days later. Faghani will […]

Special AFC Awards for Iranian Match Officials 29 Nov 2018

Special AFC Awards for Iranian Match Officials

Iran’s Alireza Faghani received the AFC Referees Special Award 2018 at the 2018 AFC Annual Awards in Muscat on Wednesday. Faghani has taken charge of a number of high-profile games in Asia and is up there among the best in the world. The 2018 edition of the FIFA World Cup in Russia was Faghani’s second […]

24 Sep 2018

Referee Alireza Faghani Chosen for Tehran Derby

 International referee Alireza Faghani has been chosen to officiate Tehran derby between Esteghlal and Persepolis. Faghani will be assisted by Mohammad Reza Mansouri and Rahim Shahin. The 88th derby will be held on Thursday in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. Esteghlal leads the head to head results in competitive matches with 26 wins to Persepolis’s 22, while […]

Iranians to officiate 2018 World Cup’s third place playoff 13 Jul 2018

Iranians to officiate 2018 World Cup’s third place playoff

Iranian referee Alireza Faghani together with linesmen Reza Sokhandan and Mohammad Mansouri will officiate third-place playoff match of the 2018 World Cup between England and Belgium. Showing great performance during their last 3 games, the Iranian referee team were selected by FIFA to officiate one of the two final matches of the event. Faghani officiated Germany […]

Alireza Faghani lauds Asian referees at World Cup 10 Jul 2018

Alireza Faghani lauds Asian referees at World Cup

TEHRAN – Iran’s Alireza Faghani says the Asian referees have done well so far at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Faghani has taken charge of a number of high-profile games in Asia and is up there among the best in the world. In his impressive career, the 40-year-old has officiated finals of the 2014 […]

Too soon to talk about officiating W Cup final 02 Jul 2018

Too soon to talk about officiating W Cup final

Iranian referee Alireza Faghani said that he goes through competitions match by match and its too soon to talk about officiating 2018 World Cup final. Alireza Faghani together with linesmen Reza Sokhandan and Mohammad Mansouri officiated one of the most important matches of Round of 16 between Argentina and France football teams which ended with […]

Iran’s Faghani atop referees at World Cup 18 Jun 2018

Iran’s Faghani atop referees at World Cup

According to ratetheref.net, a referee ranking website, Iranian international referee Alireza Faghani has gained 4.84 points from 2564 votes and tops other referees of the 2018 World Cup till date. The performance of Faghani and his two Iranian assists, namely Reza Sokhandan and Mohammad Reza Monsouri, in Germany-Mexico match was praised by both the public […]

Iranian Referee Alireza Faghani Dreams of World Cup Final 12 Jun 2018

Iranian Referee Alireza Faghani Dreams of World Cup Final

Iranian international referee Alireza Faghani says to reach the final of the 2018 World Cup is his dream and this is what he is working for. The 2018 edition will be Faghani’s second stint in the World Cup. His last appearance was in Brazil 2014 where he was the fourth official for seven matches, including […]

Iran’s Faghani appointed as 2018 Match Official 31 Mar 2018

Iran’s Faghani appointed as 2018 Match Official

The FIFA Referees Committee has selected 36 referees and 63 assistant referees, representing 46 different countries, for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Alireza Faghani from Iran has been appointed as a match official at the FIFA World Cup, while Mohammadreza Mansouri and Reza Sokhandan were selected as assistant referees. Preparations for the road to […]