As many as 18 Indian referees were decided on within the FIFA Refereeing Global checklist for 2022, the All India Soccer Federation introduced on Thursday. The in depth checklist comprises officers who’re certified to be referees and assistant referees, the All India Soccer Federation stated in a remark on their website online. Individuals of the checklist are eligible to officiate on the world stage and also are entitled to put on a FIFA badge on their uniform for the yr they’re enlisted.
The choice for the yearly checklist is made in the course of the nominations despatched via FIFA member international locations and the officers are required to transparent a health check.
Out of the chosen 18 Indians, 4 are girls (two referees and two assistant referees), and 14 males (six referees and 8 assistant referees).
Listing of of decided on Indian officers:
Males referees: Tejas Nagvenkar, Srikrishna Coimbatore Ramaswamy, Rowan Arumughan, Crystal John, Pranjal Banerjee, Venkatesh Ramachandran.
Males assistant referees: Sumanta Dutta, Antony Abraham, Tony Joseph Louis, Vairamuthu Parasuraman, Samar Good friend, Kennedy Sapam, Arun Sasidharan Pillai, Asit Kumar Sarkar.
Ladies referees: Ranjita Devi Tekcham, Kanika Barman.
Ladies assistant referees: Uvena Fernandes, Riiohlang Dhar.