The UAE elite international referee Yaqoob Al Hammadi, elite international first assistant referee Ahmed Al Rashdi and elite international second referee Jasem Abdulla have headed for Cairo to officiate the international friendly featuring Egypt versus Tunisia at the Cairo International Stadium on Sunday. The match is part of the buildup of both teams for the upcoming Cup of Nationals Cup finals.
The referees committee of the UAEFA has responded to the request of the Egyptian counterparts.
According to Ebrahim Lamash, member of the referees committee and head of the senior team’s referees commented that the move underlines the competence of the UAE referees thanks to the outstanding performance they have been producing during the matches which they assigned to them.
“UAE international referee Yaqoob Al Hammadi and his assistants have successfully officiated a number of crucial ties including their recent appearance in the President Cup quarterfinals,” he said.