Jamal Al Sharif

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Jamal Al Sharif (Arabic: جمال الشريف‎‎) (born 8 December 1954). A football referee from Damascus, Syria. He is mostly known for supervising six matches in the FIFA World Cup. Two matches in 1986, one in 1990 and three in 1994, including the second round match between Bulgaria and Mexico, where his decisions to send off the Bulgarian player Emil Kremenliev and to award a penalty kick to the Mexican side were largely disputed after the match.

Currently Jamal Al Sharif is working as an expert for BeIN Sports channel.