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Abdulrahman Al-Jassim

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Abdulrahman Al-Jassim
Al-Jassim during the AFC Champions League
Full name Abdulrahman Ibrahim Al-Jassim[1]
Born (1987-10-14) 14 October 1987 (age 36)[1]
Years League Role
2013– FIFA Referee
AFC Referee

Abdulrahman Ibrahim Al-Jassim (Arabic: عبد الرحمن الجاسم; born 14 October 1987) is a Qatari football referee who has been a full international referee for FIFA since 2013.


He was one of the referees for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea.[2][3] Al-Jassim was appointed to be a Video Assistant Referee for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[4][5] Al-Jassim was also appointed to be a referee at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates.[6] He was also the AFC Champions League referee. In June 2019 it was announced that Al-Jassim would officiate in the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup as part of a referee exchange program between CONCACAF and the AFC, which had previously seen Mexican referee César Arturo Ramos in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.[7] The FIFA Referees Committee appointed Abdulrahman for 2019 FIFA Club World Cup in Qatar on 14 November as part of an all-Qatari trio of officials.[8] He officiated the final between Liverpool and Flamengo at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha.[9][10] He was appointed to the referee team for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, in his native Qatar.[11]


2019 AFC Asian Cup – United Arab Emirates
Date Match Venue Round
8 January 2019  Iraq Vietnam Abu Dhabi Group stage
16 January 2019  South Korea China Abu Dhabi Group stage
21 January 2019  Australia Uzbekistan Al Ain Round of 16
24 January 2019  China Iran Abu Dhabi Quarter-finals
2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup – United States
Date Match Venue Round
19 June 2019  Cuba Martinique Denver Group stage
26 June 2019  Panama United States Kansas City Group stage
2 July 2019  Haiti Mexico Glendale Semi-finals
2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar
Date Match Venue Round
21 November 2022  United States Wales Al Rayyan Group Stage
17 December 2022  Croatia Morocco Al Rayyan Third place play-off


  1. ^ a b c "Qatar - Abdulrahman Al Jassim - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". us.soccerway.com.
  2. ^ "Match officials for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 appointed". FIFA.com. 4 April 2017. Archived from the original on 4 April 2017.
  3. ^ "List of Appointed Match Officials FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Rep. 2017" (PDF). FIFA.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 April 2017. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  4. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup - News - 36 referees and 63 assistant referees appointed as Russia 2018 Match Officials". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Match officials for the 2018 FIFA World Cup" (PDF). FIFA. Retrieved 4 July 2021.
  6. ^ "Largest-ever cast of match officials appointed for UAE 2019". www.the-afc.com. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Match Officials Appointed for 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup". www.goldcup.org. Archived from the original on 17 May 2019. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  8. ^ "List of Appointed Match Officials" (PDF). FIFA.
  9. ^ "FIFA Club World Cup finals to have all-Qatari referee trio". menafn.com.
  10. ^ "Qatar's Al Jassim to blow the whistle at title decider". menafn.com.
  11. ^ Hussain, Fawad (1 November 2022). "FIFA referee Al Jassim relishing home World Cup challenge". The Peninsula.

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Preceded by FIFA Club World Cup Final Referee
Succeeded by
Preceded by AFC Cup final match referees
Qatar Abdulrahman Al-Jassim
Succeeded by