Bahrainis to officiate Panama and Tunisia match

28 June 2018

FIFA has appointed referee Nawaf Shukrallah and assistant referee Yasser Tulefat to officiate the 2018 World Cup Group G match between Panama and Tunisia in Saransk, Russia today.

Today’s match will be the second appointment for the Bahrainis after previously taking part in the Group H’s match between Poland and Senegal on June 29. Nawaf Shukrallah was also present during Serbia and Switzerland’s match as a fourth official, while Tulefat was a reserve assistant referee for the same match.

Both Shukrallah and Tulefat were also present during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.