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Hansson picked for finals
by Paul Kennedy, February 7th, 2010 3:15PM
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[WORLD CUP] Swede Martin Hansson, whose failure to call Thierry Henry's handball during France's World Cup 2010 qualifier against Ireland in November caused one of the greatest controversies in modern soccer history, is among the 30 referees FIFA selected for the World Cup finals. No American was among the four Concacaf referees picked.

 

Mexico and New Zealand were the only countries with two referees selected.

 

Each referee has two assistants, in many cases countrymen.

 

Asia

Khalil Ibrahim Al Ghamdi (Saudi Arabia, referee), Hassan Kamranifar (Iran, assistant), Saleh Mohamed Al Marzouqi (UAE, assistant)

Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan, referee), Rafael Ilyasov (Uzbekistan, assistant), Bahadyr Kochkarov (Kyrgyzstan, assistant)

Subkhiddin Mohd Salleh (Malaysia, referee), Mu Yuxin (China, assistant), Jeffrey Goh Gek Pheng (Singapore, assistant)

Yuichi Nishimura (Japan, referee), Toru Sagara (Japan, assistant), Hae Sang Jeong (South Korea, assistant)

 

Africa

Mohamed Benouza (Algeria, referee), Nasser Abdel Nabi (Egypt, assistant), Maamar Chabane (Algeria, assistant)

Koman Coulibaly (Mali, referee), Redouane Achik (Morocco, assistant), Manuel Candido (Angola, assistant)

Jerome Damon (South Africa, referee), Celestin Ntagungira (Rwanda, assistant), Enock Molefe (South Africa, assistant)

Eddy Maillet(Seychelles, referee), Evarist Menkouande (Cameroon, assistantuot;text/javascript"> ), Bechir Hassani (Tunisia, assistant)

 

Concacaf

Joel Aguilar (El Salvador, referee), William Torres, Francisco Zumba (both El Salvador, assistants)

Benito Archundia (Mexico, referee), Hector Vergara (Canada, assistant), Marvin Cesar Torrentera Rivera (Mexico, assistant)

Carlos Alberto Batres (Guatemala, referee), Leonel Leal (Costa Rica), Carlos Pastrana (Honduras, assistant)

Marco Rodriquez (Mexico, referee), Jose Luis Camargo Callado, Alberto Morin Mendez (both Mexico, assistants)

 

Europe

Olegario Benquerenca (Portugal, referee), Jose Manuel Silva, Bertino Miranda (both Portugal, assistants)

Massimo Busacca (Switzerland, referee), Matthias Arnet, Francesco Buragina (both Switzerland, assistants)

Frank de Bleeckere(Belgium, referee), Peter Hermans, Walter Vromans (both Belgium, assistants)

Martin Hansson (Sweden, referee), Henrik Andren, Stefan Wittberg (both Sweden, assistants)

Viktor Kassai(Hungary, referee), Gabor Eros, Tibor Vamos (both Hungary, assistants)

Stephane Lannoy (France, referee), Eric Dansault, Laurent Ugo (both France, assistants)

Roberto Rosetti (Italy, referee), Paolo Calcagno, Stefano Ayroldi (both Italy, assistants)

Wolfgang Stark (Germany, referee), Jan Salver, Mike Pickel (both Germany, assistants)

Alberto Undiano Mallenco (Spain, referee), Fermin Martinez Ibanez, Juan Carlos Yuste Jimenez (both Spain, assistants)

Howard Webb (England, referee), Darren Cann, Michael Mullarkey (both England, assistants)

 

Oceania

Michael Hester (New Zealand, referee), Jan-Hendrik Hintz (New Zealand, assistant), Tevita Makasini (Tonga, assistant)

Peter O’Leary (New Zealand, referee), Brent Best (New Zealand, assistant), Matthew Taro (Solomon Islands, assistant)

 

South America

Carlos Amarilla Demarqui (Paraguay, referee), Emigdio Ruiz Roa, Nicolas Yegros (both Paraguay, assistants)

Hector Baldassi (Argentina, referee), Ricardo Casas, Hernan Maidana (both Argentina, assistants)

Jorge Larrionda (Uruguay, referee), Pablo Fandino, Mauricio Espinosa (both Uruguay, assistants)

Pablo Pozo Quinteros (Chile, referee), Patricio Basualto, Francisco Mondria (both Chile, assistants)

Oscar Ruiz Acosta (Colombia, referee) Abraham Gonzalez, Humberto Clavijo (both Colombia, assistants)

Carlos Simon (Brazil, referee), Altemir Hausmann, Roberto Braatz (both Brazil, assistants)



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