List of Referees For FIFA World Cup 2022 [Confirmed Lineup]

List of Referees For FIFA World Cup 2022 – No doubt, the FIFA World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world. But the event becomes prestigious due to its good quality players, sponsors, organisers and also referees. 

Referees play an important role in every football match. As a viewer, we see on TV and judge by watching the highlights in slow motion. The task of the referee is to judge any tackle or important moment in real time. It’s not as easy as any random person thinks. 

Since this is a world cup, the best referees from all over the world are picked by FIFA for the tournament. So one can always expect nothing less than the best. 

In this article, we have shared the list of referees for FIFA World Cup 2022. The lineup was confirmed by FIFA on 19th May 2022. 

HISTORY CREATED: 6 Female Referees Selected For Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022

A big yet satisfying step has been taken by FIFA. On Thursday, while announcing the official referees for the FIFA World Cup, 6 female referees were selected. Out of 6, three will take charge of games while three women will be assistant referees. 

Stephanie Frappart, 38, Salima Mukansanga, 33 and 36 year old Yoshimi Yamashita will be incharge of a few matches at the FIFA World Cup.  

Stephanie Frappart is the most experienced female referee of the lot. She was there in the final of the 2019 Women’s World Cup. Later on, Frappart also officiated the Super Cup and UEFA Champions League match. 

Japanese official Yamashita and Rwanda’s Mukansanga also have created history by taking charge of men’s football matches. 

Brazil’s Neuza Back, Mexico’s Karen Diaz Medina and the USA’s Kathryn Nesbitt are selected as assistant referees. 

List of Referees For FIFA World Cup 2022
List of Referees For FIFA World Cup 2022

List of Referees For FIFA World Cup 2022 [Confirmed Lineup]

A complete list of 105 referees have been declared by FIFA. This includes 36 referees and 69 assistant referees. Check out the list of FIFA World Cup 2022 Referees given below. 

  • Ivan Barton
  • Chris Beath
  • Raphael Claus
  • Matthew Conger
  • Ismail Elfath
  • Mario Escobar
  • Facundo Tello
  • Alireza Faghani
  • Stephanie Frappart
  • Bakary Gassama
  • Mustapha Ghorbal
  • Victor Gomes
  • Abdulrahman Al-Jassim
  • Istvan Kovacs
  • Ma Ning
  • Danny Makkelie
  • Szymon Marciniak
  • Maguette N’Diaye
  • Andres Matias Matonte Cabrera
  • Said Martinez
  • Antonio Mateu Lahoz
  • Mohammed Abdulla Hassan Mohamed
  • Salima Mukansanga
  • Kevin Ortega
  • Michael Oliver
  • Daniele Orsato
  • Cesar Arturo Ramos
  • Fernando Rapallini
  • Wilton Sampaio
  • Daniel Siebert
  • Janny Sikazwe
  • Anthony Taylor
  • Clement Turpin
  • Jesus Valenzuela
  • Slavko Vincic
  • Yoshimi Yamashita

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