Referee Chris Kerr bio

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Born
1976-09-02
Intl. since
2012-01-01
Hometown
Auckland
Country
New Zealand
Speaks
English
Occupation
Sales Executive
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Chris Kerr (New Zealand)

2012-06-09

Chris Kerr is a New Zealand Association football referee, from Auckland, New Zealand. He officiates in the ASB Premiership, the national football competition of New Zealand, and is a current OFC Champions League referee in the Oceania Football Confederation. His other occupation is as an IT Supervisor

Career
Kerr first took up refereeing in 1991 at the age of 14 in his home town of New Plymouth . In 2006 he became a referee on the ASB Premiership. In 2009 he officiated his first OFC Champions League match between Marist FC (Solomon Islands) and Lautoka FC (Fiji) in Honiara. Since then, he has refereed further OFC Champions League games and was a match official at the South Pacific Games in 2011 refereeing his first international. In 2012 he was promoted to the FIFA list as a referee. Kerr has been appointed as a match official at the 2012 OFC Nations Cup which served as round 2 of qualification for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil for the OFC region.

stocky
Chris is considered stocky but mobile for a referee. He has a growing reputation of being an astute 'players' referee but somewhat aloof in his onfield demeanor. (source: wiki.answers.com)

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