Lucien Bouchardeau (born December 18, 1961) is a retired Nigerien football referee. He is best remembered for having officiated in 1998 a World Cup first round match between Italy and Chile. He called a penalty against Chile in the 85th minute, which allowed Italy the chance to tie the match 2-2. Following the game he talked to the press about his fear he would be sacked from the tournament, which would mark the end of his career. He also officiated matches at the 1996 Olympics, 1997 Confederations Cup and the 1998 and 1996 African Cup of Nations.
|This biographical article related to Nigerien association football is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|