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Referee assignments for matches 27-29

Referee assignments for matches 27-29

The assignments for matches 27, 28 and 29 at the 2006 FIFA World Cup™ Germany have been determined by the FIFA Referees Committee as follows:

Match No. 27 - BRA - AUS - 18.06.2006 - MUNICH (GER)

Referee - MERK Markus (GER)

Assistant Referee 1 - SCHRAER Christian (GER)

Assistant Referee 2 - SALVER Jan-Hendrik (GER)

Fourth Official - RODRIGUEZ Marco (MEX)

Fifth Official - LEAL Leonel (CRC)

Match No. 28 - JPN - CRO - 18.06.2006 - NUREMBERG (GER)

Referee DE BLEECKERE Frank (BEL)

Assistant Referee 1 - HERMANS Peter (BEL)

Assistant Referee 2 - VROMANS Walter (BEL)

Fourth Official - STOTT Kevin (USA)

Fifth Official - BARKEY Gregory (USA)

Match No. 29 - FRA - KOR - 18.06.2006 - LEIPZIG (GER)

Referee ARCHUNDIA Benito (MEX)

Assistant Referee 1 - RAMIREZ Jose (MEX)

Assistant Referee 2 - VERGARA Hector (CAN)

Fourth Official - ABD EL FATAH Essam (EGY)

Fifth Official - NDOYE Mamadou (SEN)

FIFA Communications Division

Frankfurt/Berlin, 16 June 2006