Bio
Saad Al Fadhli
Born: 1963-01-06
Intl. since: 1994-01-01
Hometown:
Country: Kuwait
Speaks: Arabic
Occupation:
Hobbies:

Saad Al Fadli was an international referee for a long time, from 1994 till the end of 2008, when he reached the retirement age of 45. We wonder if he is the same person as Saad Mane.

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In 2004 elite Kuwait referee Saad Kameel Al Fadhli officiated the final and in 2007 the semi final in the Asia Cup. The former was won by Japan against China, the latter was won by Iraq against South Korea.

Did you know
SAAD AL FADHLI

  • His whistling and other sentiments (Manchurian wars, Nanking) caused an enourmous riot after the final of the 2004 AFC Asia Cup China-Japan outside the Bejing Workers' stadium (great name that).
  • In 2002, Saad Kameel was ranked the 9th best referee in the world according to the IFFHS. Collina was first. The IFFHS elect "The World's best Referee" every year, using a panel of selected editors and experts from various countries on all continents. (Most of the times, the winner is a European).
  • The historical (well...) World Cup qualifier between the Koreas in 2008 had to be relocated to Shanghai when North-Korean officials announced they would not play the South-Korean anthem. Apparently these things are very important over there.
Statistics
Statistics for SAAD AL FADHLI
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 4 0 4
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 45 51 96
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 4 1 5
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0.13 0 0.06
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 1.41 1.59 1.5
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0.13 0.03 0.08

Based on 32 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR SAAD AL FADHLI
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
AFC Champions League 2008
1/4 finalsAdelaide UnitedKashima Antlers2008-09-241 - 0 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1/4 finalsSaipaBunyodkor (Kuruvchi)2008-09-172 - 2 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageAl Ittahad (SYR)Sepahan2008-04-230 - 1 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageAl Ahli (SA)Al Wahda2008-04-090 - 0 4 (2-2)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2010 qualifiers - Asia
3rd stageBahrainOman2008-06-141 - 1 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
3rd stageSaudi ArabiaLebanon2008-06-024 - 1 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Korea DPRKorea Republic2008-03-260 - 0 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
IraqPakistan2007-10-280 - 0 3 (0-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
LebanonIndia2007-10-084 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Asian Cup 2007
1/2 finalsIraqKorea Republic2007-07-250 - 0 2 (2-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1/4 finalsJapanAustralia2007-07-211 - 1 4 (1-3)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageUzbekistanChina2007-07-183 - 0 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageIranUzbekistan2007-07-112 - 1 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
AFC Cup 2007
group stageMuscatNejmeh2007-05-080 - 1 4 (3-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
AFC Champions League 2007
1/2 finalsUrawa Red DiamondsSeongnam Ilhwa Chunma2007-10-242 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1/4 finalsKawasaki FrontaleSepahan2007-09-190 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageNajafAl Karama2007-04-252 - 4 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)2 (2-0)0 (0-0)
group stageSepahanAl Ittahad (SYR)2007-03-072 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
2nd roundAustralia OTIran OT2007-05-163 - 1 5 (1-4)1 (1-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
1st stageThailand OTTurkmenistan OT2007-02-145 - 1 3 (0-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
AFC Final Round
2nd stageAustralia OTIran OT2007-05-163 - 1 5 (1-4)1 (1-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
1st stageThailand OTTurkmenistan OT2007-02-145 - 1 3 (0-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
AFC Cup 2006
group stageNejmehAl Faisaly2006-05-162 - 1 3 (3-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Asian Cup 2007 qualifiers
PalestineChina2006-10-110 - 2 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UAEJordan2006-09-060 - 0 2 (0-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
YemenSaudi Arabia2006-02-220 - 4 2 (2-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Asian Cup 2004
finalChinaJapan2004-08-071 - 3 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1/4 finalsKorea RepublicIran2004-07-313 - 4 4 (1-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageTurkmenistanIraq2004-07-222 - 3 4 (4-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2006 qualifiers - Asia
2nd stageSyriaTajikistan2004-06-102 - 1 6 (2-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Asian Cup 2000
1/2 finalsKorea RepublicSaudi Arabia2000-10-261 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageIranThailand2000-10-151 - 1 4 (3-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)