Referee Ali Bujsaim bio

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Born
1959-09-09
Intl. since
1990-01-01
Hometown
Country
United Arab Emirates
Speaks
Arabic
Occupation
army man
Hobbies
 
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World Cup veteran

2008-10-30

Ali Bujsaim made his debut as international referee in 1990.

merits
Bujsaim was active in three FIFA World Cup tournaments: 1994, 1998 and 2002.

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Among the important matches he lead were the quarter-final between Brazil and Denmark in 1998 as well as the opening match between France and Senegal in 2002. Most notably must have been the World Cup 1998 semi-final between Brazil and the Netherlands in Marseille, which the South Americans won on penalties. All together he officiated 7 World Cup matches.

Confederations Cup
Bujsaim officiated in the Confederations Cup 1995 and six years later lead the final of the Confederations Cup 2001 between Japan and France in Yokohama, Japan.

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His impressive international credentials also include the FIFA World Youth Championship Portugal 1991, the 1992 Olympic Football Tournament, and three editions of both the Asian Cup and African Cup of Nations.

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He must have retired somewhere after 2002, reaching the FIFA age of retiring (45).

From our reporter: Archie Rogers