Bio
Idrissa Sarr
Born: 1950-10-15
Intl. since: 1982-07-01
Hometown: Rosso
Country: Mauritania
Speaks: French
Occupation: Teacher (retired)
Hobbies: Cinema, sport

Idrissa Sarr is definitely a key character in African refereeing and certainly a great reference for all Mauritanian referees.
Idrissa Sarr is currently working as an instructor and referee observer on behalf of CAF and FIFA after his retirement from international referee.

First international game in 1983

He started his referee career in 1978, and he got his FIFA badge in July 1982. His first international match was a qualifyer game for the late CECAO cup between Sierra Leone and Gambia in 1983.

A unique palmares in Mauritania

Idrissa Sarr is one of the only few referees to officiate in 4 African Nations Cup in a row (Egypt 86, Morocco 88, Algeria 90 and Senegal 92).
In 1988 he was the man in charge of the final Cameroon vs Nigeria (1-0) with a penalty goal.
He also participated in two Junior World Cups in Saudi Arabia in 1989 and Portugal in 1991.

Statistics
Statistics for IDRISSA SARR
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 2 1 3
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 14 9 23
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 1 0 1
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0.13 0.06 0.09
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0.88 0.56 0.72
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0.06 0 0.03

Based on 16 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR IDRISSA SARR
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
African Nations Cup 1996 qualifiers
Burkina FasoMorocco1994-09-042 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 1994 qualifiers - Africa
GhanaBurundi1993-01-311 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
AlgeriaBurundi1992-10-092 - 5 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
African Nations Cup 1992
1/4 finalsNigeriaZaire1992-01-191 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 1991 u20
3rd placeAustralia u20Soviet Union u201991-06-291 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
1st stageTrinidad and Tobago u20Soviet Union u201991-06-200 - 4 3 (3-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
African Nations Cup 1990
group stageAlgeriaCote d'Ivoire1990-03-053 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
African Nations Cup 1990 qualifier
GabonZambia1989-07-302 - 1 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
MaliMorocco1989-04-090 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 1989 u20
1st stageGermany DR u20USA u201989-02-200 - 2 3 (3-0)0 (0-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
WC 1990 qualifiers - Africa
CameroonGabon1989-08-132 - 1 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
TunisiaMorocco1989-01-222 - 1 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
African Nations Cup 1988
finalCameroonNigeria1988-03-271 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
group stageMoroccoAlgeria1988-03-161 - 0 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Amilcar Cabral Cup
finalGuineaMali1987-03-031 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
MaliSierra Leone1987-03-010 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)