Iranian referee to judge final men's group games

TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) – Iran’s international referee Faghani has been appointed to officiate Brazil’s concluding group game against Denmark in 2016 Olympic Games.

The match officials for the final round of group games in the Men's Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 have been announced, with Iranian referee Alireza Faghani taking charge of Brazil's concluding group game.

The 38-year-old Faghani will be joined by compatriots Reza Sokhandan and Mohammadreza Mansouri as his assistants, with Ghanaian Joseph Lamptey the fourth official for the hosts' encounter against Denmark in Salvador on Wednesday.

Attracting more than 10 thousand athletes from 206 countries, the 31st edition of Summer Olympic Games is underway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 05-31.

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