FIFA has chosen three Emirati referees to take part in the Club World Cup in February, the media reported on Monday. A team of Emirati referees will officiate in the FIFA Club World Cup, which is to be held in Doha from February 4 to 11.
The United Arab Emirates’ referee Mohammed Abdullah Hassan and assistant referees Mohammed al-Hammadi and Hassan al-Mihri will be officiating the games in Doha alongside sixteen other referees from around the world. A preparatory camp for the tournament’s referees, organized by the FIFA Referees’ Committee and incorporating physical exercise, technical lectures, and workshops, will be attended by these referees.
Hassan has been a professional referee since 2010 and officiated a match between France and Peru at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, assisted by both Al Hammadi and Al Mihri.