June 18, 2016

Uganda : 2016 Uganda Cup Final

2016 Uganda Cup Final
18 June 2016 at Nakivubo Stadium, Kampala  (Uganda)

Vipers SC vs.  Onduparaka FC   (3-1)

Referee :  Brian Nsubuga  (Uganda)
Assistant referee :  Okello Lee
Assistant referee :  Ronald Katenya
4th official :  William Senkumba

June 12, 2016

2016 COSAFA Cup

2016 COSAFA Cup -  Group Stage  (B)
12 Juin 2016 at Independence Stadium, Windhoek (Namibia)

Lesotho  vs.  Mauritius   (3-0)

Referee: Hamada Nampiandraza (Madagascar)
Assistant Referee: Salani Ncube (Zimbabwe)
Assistant Referee: Matheus Kanyanga  (Namibia)
4th official: Helder Martins de Carvalho (Angola) 

June 11, 2016

2016 OFC Nations Cup - Final

2016 OFC Nations Cup  -  Final
11 June 2016 at Sir John Guise Stadium, Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea)

Papua New Guinea  vs.  New Zealand   (0-0  shootout :2-4)

Referee: Norbert Hauata (Tahiti)
Assistant Referee: Philippe Revel  (Tahiti)
Assistant Referee: Tevita Makasini  (Tonga)
4th official: Kader Zitouni (Tahiti) 

June 7, 2016

2016 COSAFA Cup - Selected Officials

2016 COSAFA Cup
Windhoek,Namibia -   11 to 25 June 2016

Selected Officials:

Referees (9):
Jackson Pavaza  (Namibia)
Joshua Bondo  (Botswana)
Hamada Nampiandraza (Madagascar)
Simanga Nhleko (Swaziland)
Bernard Camille (Seychelles)
Helder Martins de Carvalho (Angola)
Janny Sikazwe (Zambia)
Norman Matemera (Zimbabwe)
Victor Gomes (South Africa)

Assistant Referees (9):
Arsenio Marengula  (Mozambique)
Alfeus Shipanga  (Namibia)
Matheus Kanyanga  (Namibia)
Salani Ncube (Zimbabwe)
Sifiso Nxumalo (Swaziland)
Zakhele Siwela (South Africa)
Vivian Vally (Mauritius)
Souru Phatsoane (Lesotho)
Jerson Emiliano Dos Santos (Angola)

Friendly: Iran vs. Kyrgyzstan

International Friendly
7 June 2016 at Azadi Stadium, Tehran (Iran)

Iran   vs.  Kyrgyzstan          

Referee:  Mahmood Al Majarafi  (Oman)
Assistant Referee: Rashid Al Ghaithi  (Oman)
Assistant Referee:   Hamed Talib Al Ghafri  (Oman)
4th official:  Hassan Akrami (Iran)

2019 AFC Asian Cup – Play-Off Round 1

2019 AFC Asian Cup – Play-Off Round 1 (2nd leg)
7 June 2016 at Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka (Bangladesh)

Bangladesh   vs. Tajikistan   (0-1)

Referee:  Hussein Abo Yehia (Lebanon)
Assistant Referee:  Samer Badr (Lebanon)
Assistant Referee:  Adnan Abdallah (Lebanon)
4th official:  Ali Reda (Lebanon) 

June 6, 2016

Erich Linemayr (Austria) dies at age 83

Erich Linemayr (Austria)
FIFA referees from 1966 to 1981


Erich Linemayr (born January 24, 1933) was a retired Austrian football referee and had been a UEFA referee assessor up until 2003




UEFA Cup Final: Liverpool- Borussia Mönchengladbach 3-0 (1973), Athlétic Bilbao-Juventus Turin 2-1 (1977)
UEFA Champions Cup Final:  Nottingham Forest- Malmö 1-0 (1979)
World Cup 1974 (Germany): Sweden – Uruguay 3-0, West Germany - Poland 1-0
World Cup 1978 (Argentina): Scotland - Netherlands 3-2
UEFA Euro 1980 (Italy): England – Spain 2-1, Italy - Czechoslovakia 1-1

June 5, 2016

Friendly: Thailand vs. Jordan - King’s Cup Final

International Friendly - King’s Cup Final
5 June 2016 at Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok (Thailand)

Thailand   vs.  Jordan     (2-0)

Referee:  Mohd Nafeez Abdul Wahab (Malaysia)
Assistant Referee: Ronnie Koh Min Kiat (Singapore)
Assistant Referee:  Han Thein (Myanmar)
4th official:  Sukhbir Singh (Singapore) 

June 4, 2016

Friendly: Ivory Coast vs. Gabon

International Friendly
4 June 2016 at Stade Bouaké, Bouaké (Ivory Coast)

Ivory Coast   vs.  Gabon    (2-1)

Referee:  Ali Lemghaifry (Mauritania)
Assistant Referee: Abderrahmane Warr (Mauritania)
Assistant Referee: Boubou Cheikhna Demba (Mauritania)
4th official:  Abdrahmane Kelly  (Mauritania) 

Palestine : 2016 Palestine Cup Final

2016 Palestine Cup Final
4 June 2016 at Dura International Stadium, Hebron (Palestine)

Ahli Al-Khalil   vs.   Hilal Alquds    (3-0)

Referee :  Baraa Abu Asheh  (Palestine)
Assistant referee :  Farouq Assi
Assistant referee :  Ali Assi
4th official :  Jawad Assi

June 3, 2016

Friendly: Myanmar vs. Singapore

International Friendly  - 2016 AYA Bank Cup (1/2 Final)
3 June 2016 at Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon (Myanmar)

Myanmar   vs.  Singapore     (0-1)

Referee:  Muhammad Nasaruddin (Malaysia)
Assistant Referee: Azman Ismail (Malaysia)
Assistant Referee:  Mohamed Yusri Mohamad (Malaysia)
4th official:  Mohd Amirul Izwan Bin Yaacob  (Malaysia)

Friendly: Thailand vs. Syria - King’s Cup (1/2 Final)

International Friendly - King’s Cup (1/2 Final)
3 June 2016 at Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok (Thailand)

Thailand   vs.  Syria     (2-2    shootout:7-6)

Referee:  Sukhbir Singh (Singapore)
Assistant Referee: Ronnie Koh Min Kiat (Singapore)
Assistant Referee:  Han Thein (Myanmar)
4th official:  Khamis Mohammed Al-Marri (Qatar) 

Friendly: U.A.E vs. Jordan - 2016 King’s Cup (1/2 Final)

International Friendly - 2016 King’s Cup (1/2 Final)
3 June 2016 at Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok (Thailand)

U.A.E   vs.  Jordan     (1-3)

Referee:  Aziz Asimov (Uzbékistan)
Assistant Referee: Alisher Usmanov (Uzbékistan)
Assistant Referee:  Mohd Che Omar (Malaysia)
4th official:  Mohamed Nafeez Abdul Wahab  (Malaysia) 

June 2, 2016

2019 AFC Asian Cup – Play-Off Round 1

2019 AFC Asian Cup – Play-Off Round 1 (1st leg)
2 June 2016 at Lao National Stadium, Vientiane (Laos)

Laos  vs.  India     (0-1)

Referee:  Omar Al Yaquobi (Oman)
Assistant Referee:  Abdullah Al-Jardani (Oman)
Assistant Referee:  Zayed Salman Kamal (UAE)
4th official:  Yaqoub Al-Hammadi (UAE) 

2019 AFC Asian Cup – Play-Off Round 1

2019 AFC Asian Cup – Play-Off Round 1 (1st leg)
2 June 2016 at National Stadium, Kaohsiung (Taiwan)

Taiwan  vs.  Cambodia     (2-2)

Referee:  Pranjal Banerjee (India)
Assistant Referee:  Samar Pal (India)
Assistant Referee:  Asit Kumar Sarkar (India)
4th official:  Srikrishna Coimbatore Ramaswamy (India) 

Montenegro : 2016 Montenegrin Cup Final

2016 Montenegrin Cup Final
2 June 2016 at Podgorica City Stadium, Podgorica

FK Budućnost Podgorica  vs. FK Rudar Pljevlja   (0-0 shootout :3-4)

Referee :  Miloš Novović (Montenegro)
Assistant referee :  Milutin Djukic
Assistant referee :  Dimitrije Mrgunović
4th official :  Predrag Radovanović 

2019 AFC Asian Cup – Play-Off Round 1

2019 AFC Asian Cup – Play-Off Round 1 (1st leg)
2 June 2016 at Pamir Stadium, Dushanbe (Tajikistan)

Tajikistan  vs.  Bangladesh     (5-0)

Referee:  Hanna Hattab (Syria)
Assistant Referee:  Ali Ahmad (Syria)
Assistant Referee:  Mazen Zazfoun (Syria)
4th official:  Feras Taweel (Syria) 

May 29, 2016

El Salvador : 2016 Torneo Clausura Final

El Salvador : 2016 Torneo Clausura Final
29 May 2016 in el Estadio Cuscatlán (San Salvador)

CD Dragon    vs.   CD Aguila   (1-0)

Referee: Jaime Ahid Carpio Mejía, (El Salvador)
Assistant referee : Geovanny García Lima
Assistant referee : David Moran Santos
4th official : Edenilson Ventura
Reserve AR : Leoncio Portillo

International Toulon Festival – U20 Competition - Final

44th International Toulon Festival – U20 Competition  - Final
29 May 2016  - Parc des Sports, Avignon (France)

France U20 vs. England  U20   (1-2)

Referee: Joao Pinheiro  (Portugal)
Assistant Referee: Rui Miguel Martins Texeira (Portugal)
Assistant Referee: Nelson Carlos Cordeiro Moniz (Portugal)
Additional assistant referee: Jonathan Lardot  (Belgium)
Additional assistant referee: Erick Yair Miranda Galindo (Mexico)
4th Official : Radu Marian Petrescu  (Romania)

Luxembourg : 2016 Luxembourg Cup Final

2016 Luxembourg Cup Final
29 May 2016 in Stade Josy Barthel, Luxembourg City

F91 Dudelange  vs  US Mondorf    (1-0)

Referee : Alex Krueger (Luxembourg)
Assistant Referee : Daniel Da Costa
Assistant Referee : Claude Ries
Additional assistant referee: Christophe Pires
Additional assistant referee: Antonio Pascucci
4th Official : Mme Tania Morais 

Switzerland : 2016 Swiss Cup Final

2016 Swiss Cup Final
29 May 2016 at  Stadion Letzigrund, Zürich

FC Zürich   vs   FC Lugano  (1-0)

Referee : Alain Bieri (Switzerland)
Assistant Referee: Alain Heiniger
Assistant Referee: Sertac Kurnazca
4th Official: Sébastien Pasche

May 28, 2016

2016 UEFA Champions League & Europa League Finals - Selected referees

UEFA has appointed the following referees for the 2016 Finals:

Champions League Final - 28 May 2016 in Milano (Italy)
Mark Clattenburg (England)


Europa League Final - 18 May 2016 in Basel (Switzerland)
Jonas Eriksson (Sweden)

May 26, 2016

Turkey : 2016 Turkish Cup Final

2016 Turkish Cup Final
26 May 2016 at Antalya Arena, Antalya

Fenerbahçe SK  vs.  Galatasaray SK    (0-1)

Referee : Mete Kalkavan (Turkey)
Assistant Referee : Ceyhun Sesigüzel
Assistant Referee : Esat Sancaktar
4th Official : Serkan Cinar 

May 25, 2016

Slovenia : 2016 Slovenian Cup Final

2016 Slovenian Cup Final
25 May 2016 at  Bonifika Stadium, Koper

NK Maribor  vs   NK Celje  (2-2  shootout: 7-6)

Referee : Matej Jug (Slovenia)
Assistant Referee :  Matej Žunič
Assistant Referee :  Rafael Ajdovec
Additional assistant referee: Dragoslav Perić
Additional assistant referee: Dejan Balažič
4th Official: Jure Praprotnik

Azerbaijan: 2016 Azerbaijan Cup Final

2016 Azerbaijan Cup Final
25 May 2016 in Tofiq Bahramov Stadium, Baku

Neftchi Baku PFK   vs.  FC Qarabağ   (0-1 aet)

Referee: Fariz Yusifov (Azerbaijan)
Assistant Referee: Yasar Abbasov
Assistant Referee: Elman Musayev
Additional assistant referee: Rahim Hasanov
Additional assistant referee: Omar Pashayev
4th Official: Munis Abdullayev 

Moldova : 2016 Moldovan Cup Final

2016 Moldovan Cup Final
25 May 2016 at  Zimbru Stadium, Chișinău

FC Milsami Orhei   vs.  FC Zaria Bălți    (0-1 aet)

Referee: Paweł Raczkowski (Poland)
Assistant referee: Paweł Sokolnicki (Poland)
Assistant referee: Tomasz Listkiewicz (Poland)
Fourth official: Paweł Gil (Poland)

May 24, 2016

Friendly: Panama vs. Venezuela

International Friendly
24 May 2016 at Estadio Rommel Fernández, Panama City (Panama)

Panama   vs.  Venezuela     (0-0)

Referee:  Veralton Nembhard (Jamaica)
Assistant Referee:  Keble Williams (Jamaica)
Assistant Referee:   (Jamaica)
4th official:  Valdin Legister  (Jamaica)

Israël: 2016 Israel State Cup Final

2016 Israel State Cup Final
24 May 2016 at Teddy Stadium, Jerusalem

Maccabi Haifa FC   vs.  Maccabi Tel Aviv FC   (1-0)

Referee : Roi Reinshreiber (Israël)
Assistant Referee : Nissan Davidi
Assistant Referee : Danny Krasikow
Additional assistant referee:  Erez Papir
Additional assistant referee: Eitan Shmuelevitz
4th Official : Menashe Masiah 

Bulgaria : 2016 Bulgarian Cup Final

2016 Bulgarian Cup Final
24 May 2016 in Vasil Levski National Stadium, Sofia

CSKA Sofia  vs.  PFC Montana  (1-0)

Referee : Stanislav Todorov (Bulgaria)   
Assistant Referee : Ivo Kolev
Assistant Referee : Georgi Doynov
4th Official : Ivaylo Stoyanov 

May 22, 2016

Panama : 2016 Torneo Clausura - Final

Panama : 2016 Torneo Clausura - Final
22 May 2016 in el Estadio Rommel Fernández Gutiérrez, Panama City

CD Plaza Amador  vs.  Chorrillo FC  (1-0)

Referee: Jose Antonio Kellys  (Panama)
Assistant referee : Gabriel Victoria
Assistant referee : Ronald Bruña
4th official : Ameth Sanchez 

Spain : 2016 “Copa del Rey” Final

2016 “Copa del Rey”  Final
22 May 2016 at Estadio Vicente Calderón, Madrid

FC Barcelona   vs.  Sevilla FC   (2-0 aet)

Referee: Carlos Del Cerro Grande (Spain)
Assistant Referee:  Juan Carlos Yuste Jiménez
Assistant Referee:  Roberto Alonso Fernández
4th Official: Jesús Gil Manzano

Friendly: Puerto Rico vs. U.S.A.

International Friendly
22 May 2016 at Estadio Juan Ramón Loubriel, Bayamon (Puerto Rico)

Puerto Rico   vs.  U.S.A.     (1-3)

Referee:  Kimbell Ward (St Kitts & Nevis)
Assistant Referee:  Graeme Browne (St Kitts & Nevis)
Assistant Referee: Ike Inniss (St Kitts & Nevis)
4th official:  William Anderson  (Puerto Rico)

Portugal : 2016 ”Taça de Portugal” Final

2016 Portuguese Cup Final
22 May 2016 at Estádio Nacional do Jamor, Oeiras

FC Porto  vs  SC Braga   (2-2  shootout: 2-4)

Referee: Artur Soares Dias  (Portugal)
Assistant Referee: Rui Licínio
Assistant Referee: João Silva
Additional Assistant Referee: Hugo Miguel
Additional Assistant Referee: Tiago Martins
4th Referee: Bruno Rodrigues

Competition Fixtures (Wikipedia) - click here

Albania: 2016 Albanian Cup Final

2016 Albanian Cup Final
22 May 2016 at Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana

FK Kukësi  vs  KF Laçi   (1-1  shootout:5-3)    

Referee : Marco Guida (Italy)
Assistant Referee: Lorenzo Manganelli (Italy)
Assistant Referee: Alessandro Costanzo (Italy)
4th Official: Enea Jorgji (Albania)

Gibraltar : 2016 Rock Cup Final

2016 Rock Cup Final
22 May 2016 at Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar

Lincoln Red Imps FC   vs.   Europa FC   (2-0)

Referee : Tim Reoch (Gibraltar)*
Assistant Referee :  Herbert Wawrick
Assistant Referee : Juan Jose Villada
4th Official : Yaro Borg

*replaced by 4th official at 70th minute, due to injury