Qatar’s Al Jassem in Charge of Srilankan Cup Final in Colombo
DOHA: Qatar referee Abdul Rahman Ibrahim Al Jassim will officiate in the
final of the Cargills FA Cup to be played on February 22 in the Sri
A tournament that is 75 years old, it will be the first time that a
foreign match referee will officiate in the final to be played at
This is the result of the Referees Exchange Program initiated by the
FFSL President Ranjith Rodrigo with Qatar Football Association (QFA)
President Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmad Al Thani during his
recent visit to Qatar.
On completion of this final, some of the Sri Lankan referees are set
to fly Doha to officiate in the Qatar Stars League (QSL) games, a news
“This is the great opportunity for our referees to gain experience at
professional leagues and improve their talents” said Sri Lankan
football chief Ranjith Rodrigo said in the report.
The final on Saturday is to be played between Army and Blue Star.