The Emirati whistle runs two matches in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers

The FIFA Referees Committee assigned Emirati stadium judges to officiate the two matches tomorrow, Tuesday, in the second round of the joint Asian qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup and 2027 Asian Cup finals.

The UAE Football Association said in a statement that the UAE World Cup refereeing team, led by international referee Mohammed Abdullah Hassan, will officiate the Uzbekistan-Iran match, for Group Five, assisted by Mohammed Ahmed Youssef (first assistant) and Hassan Al-Mahri (second assistant).

In the same group matches, an international crew consisting of Adel Al Naqbi (arbiter), Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi (first assistant) and Sabt Obaid (second assistant) was assigned to manage the Hong Kong and Turkmenistan match.


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