Bio
Farouk Bouzo
Born:
Intl. since:
Hometown: Damascus
Country: Syria
Speaks: Arabic
Occupation: National Referee Coordinator
Hobbies:

Farouk Bouzo took charge of one match in the 1978 World Cup. After his retirement Bouzo became National Referee Coordinator and later on chairman of the AFC referees committee.

10/10

Farouk may be the only referee to get a 10 out of 10 from an assessor after a World Cup match.

Did you know
WORLD CUP

  • Farouk "General" Bouzo was AFC referee committee chairman for more than two decades. Now (2010) he holds honorary titles.
  • Bouzo prides himself of being one of the team who recommended the back-pass rule, the rule that forbids a player to pass the ball back (by foot) to his own goalkeeper.
  • The Syrian was also active in changing the way referees were trained for big tournaments, introducing for instance reaction tests.
Statistics
Statistics for FAROUK BOUZO
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 9 4 13
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 1 0 1
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 2.25 1 1.63
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0.25 0 0.13

Based on 4 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR FAROUK BOUZO
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
WC 1978
group stageGermany FRMexico1978-06-066 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 1977 u20
3rd placeBrazil u20Uruguay u201977-07-094 - 0 6 (6-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st stageUruguay u20Morocco u201977-07-043 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageMexico u20Tunisia u201977-06-276 - 0 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)