Jan 5, 2019, 11:17 AM
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AFC grants award to Iranian referees

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA – The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has granted the best 2018 referee award to three referees from the Islamic Republic of Iran.

After being selected as 2018 top referees, Iran's Ali Reza Faghani, Reza Sokhandan and Mohammad Reza Mansouri were handed over their awards on Friday by AFC President Salman Bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa.

The three Iranian referees had judged the AFF Suzuki Cup.

The 2018 AFF Championship was the 12th edition of the AFF Championship, the football championship of nations affiliated to the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF), and the sixth under the name AFF Suzuki Cup.

The Iranian referees had earlier judged Olympic Games Rio 2016 final match between Germany and Brazil and the qualifiers match of 2018 World Cup in Russia.


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