Rashid bin Humaid congratulated the great achievement

Emirati referees in the World Cup for the seventh time

The Emirati arbitration team led by Mohammed Abdullah and assistants Mohammed Al Hammadi and Hassan Al Mahri.

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Yesterday, the International Football Association (FIFA) announced the selection of an Emirati referee team led by international referee Mohammed Abdullah Hassan and assistant referees Mohammed Al Hammadi and Hassan Al Mahri as part of the refereeing team that will run the 2022 World Cup matches.

Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, President of the Football Association, congratulated, in a tweet on his official account on Twitter, the selection of the Emirati arbitration team to be present in the World Cup.

Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi said: "Congratulations to our World Cup crew, Mohammed Abdullah Hassan, Mohammed Ahmed Youssef and Hassan Al-Mahri, for being chosen among the referees for the 2022 World Cup finals for the second time in a row, after their distinguished participation in the World Cup in Russia 2018."

It is the second time that referee Mohamed Abdullah Hassan is in the World Cup with the same assistant staff, after he participated for the first time in the World Cup in 2018 in the version hosted by Russia.

Muhammad Abdullah Hassan, born on December 2, 1978, has a rich biography of his refereeing career, as he is considered one of the most prominent elite referees in Asia.

It is the seventh time that an Emirati refereeing team is present in the World Cup after the previous World Cup referee Ali Bujasim was present three times in the World Cup in 1994, 1998 and 2002, and the former World Cup assistant referee Issa Darwish in the 2006 World Cup in Germany, and the former World Cup assistant referee Saleh Al Marzouki, who was present At the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Mohammed Abdullah Hassan, who is among the elite referees in the Asian continent, participated in many important football tournaments, including in addition to the 2018 World Cup, his participation in the management of the Asian Cup matches that were held in Australia in 2015, and the Asian Cup 2019 that was held in the UAE, in addition to the Junior World Cup that was held In the UAE in 2013, in addition to his presence in the FIFA U-23 World Cup in South Korea in 2017, the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile in 2015, in addition to the U-23 Asian Cup for Olympic teams held in China.

Mohammed Abdullah Hassan also led the match between the Saudi Al Hilal team and the South Korean Pohang Steelers in the 2021 AFC Champions League.

 • Mohammed Abdullah appears in the World Cup for the second consecutive year.

Ali Hamad: Muhammad Abdullah is “efficiency” .. worthy of refereeing the World Cup

A member of the Board of Directors of the Football Association, former international referee Ali Hamad, confirmed his happiness at choosing an Emirati arbitration team led by international referee Mohammed Abdullah Hassan to be present in the 2022 World Cup, noting that it is the seventh time that Emirati arbitration has been present in the World Cup, describing Mohammed Abdullah as a referee. He has a very distinguished efficiency in refereeing and deserves to be present in the World Cup.

He told "Emirates Today": "Muhammad Abdullah Hassan, through the assignments made by the International and Asian Football Confederations, proved his efficiency and his assistant staff, which enabled him to be among the advanced options to be among the 2022 World Cup referees," noting that "this The selection for the seventh time in the history of Emirati arbitration proves the efficiency of the Emirati referee and always represents the shining mark in Emirati football with his constant presence in such big football events.”

He added, "We congratulate Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, President of the Football Association, for this historic achievement for the UAE and for Emirati arbitration, and for his unlimited support for referees during his presidency of the Football Association, and I also congratulate the refereeing staff for his second consecutive presence in the World Cup."

Ali Hamad praised the concerted efforts of everyone in this regard for the honorable representation of the Emirati arbitration in the World Cup, stressing that he hopes that the presence of the Emirati arbitration team in the World Cup will be strong, especially since Abdullah Hassan has gained great experience.

Ali Hamad described the confidence of the International Football Association in the Emirati arbitration as a very great confidence in assigning the important and crucial matches to an Emirati referee team during the last period, as well as assigning the qualifying match for the 2022 World Cup between New Zealand and Costa Rica on June 13th.


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