Bio
Jerome Damon
Born: 1972-04-04
Intl. since: 2000-01-01
Hometown: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Speaks: English, Afrikaans
Occupation: Teacher
Hobbies: Watching sports

Jerome Damon was born in South Africa in 1972. He was an international referee between 2000 and 2012. He was active in 4 Africa Cups. The first one in Tunisia in 2004, then Egypt (2006), Ghana (2008) and his 4th was Angola 2010 where he got a semi-final.

Some other international matches

The Club World Cup, qualifiers for World Cup 2006 and 2010, African Champions League (final 2008) and the Cup of Nations. See his (not yet completely updated) palmares

Stand-by

Damon was on stand-by for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.

Olympic games and WC10

Jerome Damon officiated two matches at the 2008 Olympic Topurnament and is selected for the 2010 World Cup in his own South Africa.

Did you know
JEROME DAMON

  • Egypt - Algeria was an item in 2009 and 2010. In 2009 the match was a play-off for the World Cup. In Cairo the bus with Algerian players was stoned by an angry mob, some players were slightly injured. Damon, the referee in this match said: "I believe we play a good, hard and emotional brand of football here (South-Africa, RM-S). But the rivalry, passion and tension of this game blew me away. "
  • A large corruption scandal brought South Africa´s football association in turmoil in 2004. A total of 17 referees and club officials were arrested for taking bribes. Jerome Damon was not one of them, in fact he was one of the referees who said he was glad that there finally was an investigation.
  • Damon was supposed to appear in the World Cup 2007 U20 in Canada, but was sent home because he or one of his assistants didn't pass the fitness test.
Statistics
Statistics for JEROME DAMON
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 6 6 12
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 114 93 207
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 7 5 12
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0.11 0.11 0.11
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 2.07 1.69 1.88
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0.13 0.09 0.11

Based on 55 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR JEROME DAMON
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
CAF Champions League 2011
group stageRaja CasablancaCoton sport2011-07-160 - 0 5 (2-3)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundDynamos FCMouloudia2011-03-204 - 1 1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
African Nations Cup 2012 qualifiers
NamibiaBurkina Faso2011-06-041 - 4 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)2 (0-2)0 (0-0)
GhanaSudan2010-10-100 - 0 3 (0-3)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
MauritiusCameroon2010-09-041 - 3 4 (2-2)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
CAF Confederation Cup 2011
3rd roundInter LuandaDifaa El Jadida2011-05-293 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
CAF Confederation Cup 2010
final (2nd leg)CS SfaxienFUS Rabat2010-12-042 - 3 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundDC Motema PembeFC 1052010-03-200 - 0 4 (3-1)1 (1-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
CAF Champions League 2010
1/2 finalJS KabylieTP Mazembe2010-10-160 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageEl-IsmailyAl Ahly2010-09-194 - 2 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
2nd roundAl Hilal (Sud)El-Ismaily2010-04-250 - 1 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2010
group stageDenmarkJapan2010-06-241 - 3 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
group stageNew ZealandSlovakia2010-06-151 - 1 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
African Nations Cup 2010
1/4 finalsEgyptCameroon2010-01-253 - 1 7 (4-3)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageAngolaAlgeria2010-01-180 - 0 2 (0-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageCote d'IvoireGhana2010-01-153 - 1 5 (4-1)1 (1-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
WC 2010 qualifiers - Africa
3rd stageEgyptAlgeria2009-11-142 - 0 2 (0-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
3rd stageBeninMali2009-09-061 - 1 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
3rd stageBurkina FasoCote d'Ivoire2009-06-202 - 3 1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
2nd stageTanzaniaCape Verde2008-10-113 - 1 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
2nd stageZambiaTogo2008-09-101 - 0 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
2nd stageGhanaGabon2008-06-222 - 0 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
2nd stageBurundiTunisia2008-06-150 - 1 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
2nd stageAngolaBenin2008-06-013 - 0 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st stageComorosMadagascar2007-11-170 - 4 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2009 u17
round of 16Mexico u17Korea Republic u172009-11-051 - 1 6 (4-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageTurkey u17Costa Rica u172009-10-294 - 1 6 (4-2)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageColombia u17Netherlands u172009-10-252 - 1 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
CAF Champions League 2009
group stageAl Hilal (Sud)Al-Merreikh2009-09-113 - 1 4 (3-1)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
2nd roundKano Pillars F.CAl Ahly2009-04-181 - 1 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundTP MazembeAtlético Petróleos Luanda2009-03-153 - 0 4 (2-2)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
CAF Champions League 2008
finalAl AhlyCoton sport2008-11-022 - 0 5 (1-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Olympic Games 2008
group stageChina OTBrazil OT2008-08-130 - 3 1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageAustralia OTSerbia OT2008-08-071 - 1 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
African Nations Cup 2008
3rd placeGhanaCote d'Ivoire2008-02-094 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageGuineaMorocco2008-01-243 - 2 4 (4-0)1 (1-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
group stageMaliBenin2008-01-211 - 0 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
Club World Cup 06
3rd placeAl AhlyAmérica2006-12-162 - 1 4 (3-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1/2 finalsJeonbuk HyundaiAmérica2006-12-110 - 1 4 (4-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
African Nations Cup 2006
1/2 finalsCote d'IvoireNigeria2006-02-071 - 0 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageSenegalNigeria2006-01-311 - 2 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageMoroccoCote d'Ivoire2006-01-210 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
WC 2006 qualifiers - Africa
2nd stageSudanCote d'Ivoire2005-10-081 - 3 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
2nd stageCote d'IvoireEgypt2005-06-192 - 0 6 (2-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
2nd stageCongoSenegal2005-06-050 - 0 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
2nd stageAngolaRwanda2004-09-051 - 0 5 (1-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
2nd stageZambiaTogo2004-06-051 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st stageZimbabweMauritania2003-10-123 - 0 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2005 u17
group stageAustralia u17Uruguay u172005-09-222 - 1 7 (4-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageKorea DPR u17USA u172005-09-172 - 3 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2006 qualifiers - Europe
CroatiaIceland2005-03-264 - 0 7 (5-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
COSAFA Cup 2004
1st roundMozambiqueMadagascar2004-04-182 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
African Nations Cup 2004
group stageTunisiaCongo DR2004-01-283 - 0 5 (4-1)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2003 u17
group stageChina u17Mexico u172003-08-193 - 3 5 (1-4)2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageArgentina u17Costa Rica u172003-08-162 - 0 1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)