Tue, 15 Oct 2019

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Football Federation Australia (FFA) confirmed that one of the top referees in the world, Alireza Faghani, will become a full-time referee in the A-League 2019/20 Season.

- Sports news -

Faghani recently made the decision to migrate to Australia for family reasons and as a result FFA offered him a contract to officiate in the A-League

Faghani was excited about the new challenge of refereeing in the A-League.

"Once my family made the decision to move to Australia, it was fantastic that the opportunity to referee in the Hyundai A-League came about," said Faghani.

"It was a very big decision to leave our home country, but I am extremely thankful that I am still able to referee professionally in one of the top domestic leagues in Asia and also continue my career as an international match official.

"I have refereed many times in Australia and with Australian clubs so I am very familiar with the players and venues. My family and I are very much looking forward to moving to Australia and starting the next chapter of our lives," he added.

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