• Tuesday Sep 10, 2013

    CONCACAF match officials named for U-17 WC

    Mexico's Marco Rodriguez was one of nine CONCACAF match officials assigned to the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup. (Photo: Mexsport)

     

     ZURICH – FIFA announced Tuesday the list of match officials assigned to work the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup.  The 63 referees and assistant referees will be responsible for overseeing the event’s 52 matches, which will take place in the United Arab Emirates, October 17 – November 8.

     

    From CONCACAF, the world’s governing body named nine officials, including Mexico’s Marco Rodriguez.  The 39-year-old was the center referee for four World Cup finals matches, two at Germany 2006 and two at South Africa 2010, as well as the 2007 FIFA Club World Cup final between AC Milan and Boca Juniors.

     

    The full list of 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup match officials from CONCACAF is below:

     

    REFEREES

    Elmer Bonilla (El Salvador)

    Jair Marrufo (USA)

    Marco Rodriguez (Mexico)

     

    ASSISTANT REFEREE

    Eric Boria (USA)

    Octavio Jara (Costa Rica)

    Hermenerito Leal (Guatemala)

    Ricardo Morgan (Jamaica)

    Marcos Quintero (Mexico)

    Marvin Torrentera

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