The FIFA Referees' Committee has appointed the following referees and assistant referees for the World Youth Championship for the FIFA/Coca-Cola Cup to be held in Malaysia from 16 June to 5 July 1997:

Referees
UEFA
ANCION, AmandBegium
DARDENNE, GeorgGermany
NILSSON, Karl-ErikSweden
PILLER, SándorHungary
VEISSIERE, GillesFrance
AFC
HAJI YAAKUB, Nik AhmedMalaysia
MANEI, Saad KameelKuwait
KIM, Young JooKorea Rep.
CONMEBOL
RUIZ ACOSTA, Oscar JulianColombia
AQUINO VALENZANO, UbaldoParaguay
DA ROSA VARELA, José LuisUruguay
CAF
EL ARJOUN, AbderrahimMorocco
NDOYE , FallaSenegal
CONCACAF
PRENDERGAST, PeterJamaica
PADRO BORJA, FranciscoMexico
OFC
SHAH, IntazFiji

Assistant Referees
UEFA
AMLER, EvzenCzech Rep.
GRIGORESCU, NicolaeRomania
WARREN, MarkEngland
AFC
ENAYAT, MasoudIran
KOMALEESWARAN, SankarIndia
KARRAM, TawfigSyria
CONMEBOL
ROSSI, Claudio AnibalArgentina
PINTO FILHO, ArnaldoBrasil
DIAZ GALVEZ, Jorge AlbertoChile
CAF
SALIE, AchmatSouth Africa
RUGHOOPUTH, PurmanundMauritius
HARRAZ, MiloudAlgérie
CONCACAF
GONZALES, LouisTrinidad & Tobago
FERNANDEZ, VlademirEl Salvador
BARRANTES VEGA, JoséCosta Rica
OFC
BOWDLER, JohnAustralia

Additional 8 Assistant Referees from Asia
PERMPANICH, PrachyaThailand
SAEED, MohamedMaldives Rep.
PALOMO, ClaroPhilippines
GOPAL, Maniam GanesanSingapore
SOFA SUMARSONO, SofaIndonesia
HALIM ABDUL HAMID, HalimMalaysia
WICKERAMATUNGE S, Muhamed NimalSri Lanka
PG TAJUDIN, Pg AluiddinBrunei Darussalam