He said that the moral support of his parents motivates him to do the best

Mohammed Abdullah Hassan: My ambition is to represent the UAE in the World Cup 2022

  • The rule of the UAE international arena Mohammed Abdullah Hassan.



The international arena referee, Muhammad Abdullah Hassan, confirmed that his presence in the FIFA World Cup for the second time in a row alongside the Emirati assistant referee team, which includes referees Muhammad Ahmad Al Hammadi and Hassan Al-Mahri, is a medal and a certificate of pride that he is very proud of, indicating his full readiness to appear in the scheduled 2022 World Cup. In Qatar during the period from November 20 to December 18, pointing out that preparations for participation in the World Cup began about four years ago, that is, after the end of his participation in the last World Cup that was held in Russia 2018, after they were selected by FIFA on the list. Expanded rulers of the 2022 World Cup, stressing that his ambition is to represent the UAE in particular, as well as the continent of Asia in general, since the Emirati arbitration team represents the entire continent of Asia, pointing out that he is looking forward to reaching the management of the final round matches in the World Cup, referring to psychological support And the great morale that he kept finding from his family, especially from his parents and brothersIt gave him a huge incentive for him to give his best in this big event.

Muhammad Abdullah Hassan told "Emirates Today", "My presence in the World Cup for the second time and my selection by FIFA, as well as by the Asian Confederation, I consider it a certificate of excellence and pride that I am very proud of, especially in terms of choosing a full arbitration team from the Emirates for the second time in a row. And it is not a simple matter for FIFA to choose an arbitration team twice in a row to be present in the World Cup, especially in light of the great and fierce competition among the refereeing teams at the level of the world to participate in the World Cup.”

This is the seventh time that the UAE referee is present in the World Cup, after Muhammad Abdullah Hassan himself was present in the last edition of the World Cup Russia 2018, as well as each of the former referees Ali Bujasim three times in the World Cup 94, 98 and 2002, and once for each of Issa Darwish in the 2006 World Cup, Saleh Al Marzouki in the 2010 World Cup.

Muhammad Abdullah Hassan (44 years old) revealed the great support and interest he has been finding from officials in the Emirates Football Association, as well as from the Referees Committee of the Football Association, stressing that all of this motivates them to appear honorable.

Muhammad Abdullah Hassan considered that the large and multiple participations in managing many finals earned him great experience and expertise.

Regarding the preparation program for being in the upcoming World Cup, he explained that “the preparation program that started from the end of the last World Cup in Russia included many stations to avoid injury, and despite participating in the management of many matches, my greatest focus during the three months or so. The last four have been to raise my fitness rate.”

He added, "As for my preparation program, it was constantly and continuously communicated at the FIFA Medical Center in Dubai next to the Emirates Football Association Stadium, while a special preparation program was held for the assistant referees Mohammed Ahmed Al Hammadi and Hassan Al Muhairi in Abu Dhabi."

Muhammad Abdullah Hassan (44 years) indicated that he began his arbitration career in 2000 and won the international badge in arbitration in 2010, and in the same year he joined the list of elite referees in the continent of Asia.

Mohammed Abdullah Hassan described his participation in the World Cup in Russia in 2018 as one of the most proud stations during his refereeing career since 2010, in addition to his leadership of the AFC Champions League final match in 2021 between Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia and Pohang Steelers of South Korea.

Muhammad Abdullah Hassan continued, “One of the most prominent refereeing stations in my career was also managing the Asian Youth Cup final, the 2017 AFC Cup final, and the Arab Clubs Cup final in 2019 between Al Hilal Saudi Arabia and the Tunisian coastal star, as well as participating twice in the Asian Cup in 2015 and 2018, and being in the World Cup. U-23 in 2017 in South Korea, 2021 Club World Cup, 2013 U-17 World Cup, U-17 World Cup in Chile 2015, 2015 AFC Asian Cup in Australia, and 2019 AFC Asian Cup UAE, these are all notable tournaments.”

The most prominent arbitration stations in the career of Muhammad Abdullah Hassan

Participation in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Managing the 2021 AFC Champions League final between Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal and South Korea’s Pohang Steelers.

Managing the 2019 Arab Club Cup Final between the Saudi Hilal and the Tunisian coastal star.

Participation in the management of the FIFA U-23 World Cup in 2017 in South Korea.

Participation in the leadership of the Club World Cup matches in 2021.

Participation in the management of the World Cup for juniors 2013 in the UAE.

Participation in the management of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2015 in Chile.

Participation in the 2015 Asian Cup in Australia.

Participation in the 2019 Asian Cup in the UAE.

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