Nima Saghafi

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Nima Saghafi
Born (1990-01-24) January 24, 1990 (age 32)
United States
Years League
2016– Major League Soccer
Years League Role
2020– FIFA listed Referee

Nima Saghafi (born January 24, 1990) is an American soccer referee in Major League Soccer and member of PRO.[1]


Saghafi made his MLS center referee debut on March 20, 2016 in a match between the Philadelphia Union and New England Revolution.[2][3] He made his international debut on October 16, 2018 in the 2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League qualifying match between Guadeloupe and Aruba.[4] Saghafi was a finalist for the MLS Referee of the Year Award and was selected as the fourth official in the 2018 MLS Cup.[5]


  1. ^ "PRO announces assignments for Week 32 of the 2018 MLS season". October 2, 2018. Retrieved October 5, 2018.
  2. ^ "Nima Saghafi". Professional Referee Organization. Retrieved October 5, 2018.
  3. ^ "Nima Saghafi – Dedication, determination, devotion and desire". Professional Referee Organization. Retrieved October 5, 2018.
  4. ^ "Game Detail".
  5. ^ "MLS Cup referee crew revealed, Alan Kelly to take charge of second final". 2018-12-03.

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