QFA President Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Thani presents a memento to Massimo Busacca
, Director of the FIFA Refereeing Department, at the QFA headquarters in Al Bidda Tower on Thursday.
We will see positive results in the remainder of this year and must tell the referees that we have to work accordingly by setting clear goals and in order to achieve these goals," Massimo Busacca
Kolkata: Fifa head of refereeing Massimo Busacca
on Monday put his weight behind American referee Jair Marrufo after German coach Christian Wueck hit out at the latter's performance during their Under-17 World Cup quarter-final match against Brazil.
They worked together with male match officials last year and now we want to see them working together in a competition,' said FIFA Head of Refereeing Massimo Busacca
We think it's time for elite female referees to be involved in a FIFA men's competition," said FIFA head of refereeing Massimo Busacca
Reporting from ESPN, Busacca
claims the VAR can reduce referee errors.
In general we have really good results but for sure … many aspects should be improved," Massimo Busacca
told a news conference.
, head of refereeing for FIFA, confirmed that Rizzoli will be in charge of the showpiece while FIFA vice-president and chair of the refereeing committee Jim Boyce declared that the Serie A referee was the right man for the job.
FIFA has not yet made an official announcement on the World Cup final, but Massimo Busacca
, head of refereeing for FIFA, confirmed that Rizzoli will be in charge of the match.
Referees chief Massimo Busacca
insisted Nishimura had been justified in awarding the spot-kick after an alleged foul by Dejan Lovren on Brazilian striker Fred.
He had a very good position," Busacca
said, referring to a photo of the incident which appeared to show Lovren's hands making contact with Fred.
REFEREES heading for Brazil are under instruction to clamp down on serious foul play with Fifa's arbiter-in-chief Massimo Busacca
demanding red cards be flashed for any over-the-top tackles, writes Steve Davies.