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Referee assignments for matches 33-36

The assignments for matches 33, 34, 35 and 36 at the 2006 FIFA World Cup™ Germany have been determined by the FIFA Referees Committee as follows:

Match No. 33 - ECU v. GER - 20.06.2006 - BERLIN (GER)

Referee - IVANOV Valentin (RUS)

Assistant Referee 1 - GOLUBEV Nikolay (RUS)

Assistant Referee 2 - VOLNIN Evgueni (RUS)

Fourth Official - STOTT Kevin (USA)

Fifth Official - STRICKLAND Chris (USA)

Match No. 34 - CRC v. POL - 20.06.2006 - HANOVER (GER)

Referee - MAIDIN Shamsul (SIN)

Assistant Referee 1 - PERMPANICH Prachya (THA)

Assistant Referee 2 - GHULOUM Eisa (UAE)

Fourth Official - DAMON Jerome (RSA)

Fifth Official - YEBOAH Justice (GHA)

Match No. 35 - SWE v. ENG - 20.06.2006 - COLOGNE (GER)

Referee - BUSACCA Massimo (SUI)

Assistant Referee 1 - BURAGINA Francesco (SUI)

Assistant Referee 2 - ARNET Matthias (SUI)

Fourth Official - AL GHAMDI Khalil (KSA)

Fifth Official - ARABATI Fathi (JOR)

Match No. 36 - PAR v. TRI - 20.06.2006 - KAISERSLAUTERN (GER)

Referee - ROSETTI Roberto (ITA)

Assistant Referee 1 - COPELLI Cristiano (ITA)

Assistant Referee 2 - STAGNOLI Alessandro (ITA)

Fourth Official - DE BLEECKERE Frank (BEL)

Fifth Official - HERMANS Peter (BEL)

FIFA Communications Division

Frankfurt/Berlin, 18 June 2006