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January 20, 2017
Image: Referee Drew Fischer in action
> Elfath, Fischer, Briere, Anderson assigned to CONCACAF U20s
CONCACAF have announced the officials selected for the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship, and four PRO members have been assigned.
Referees Drew Fischer and Ismail Elfath have been chosen from the PRO ranks, as have AR duo Philippe Briere and Frank Anderson.
Those four form part of the 28-name officiating team, which comes from a total of 15 different countries.
“We have appointed the top referees to officiate the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship, which is one of the oldest and most important competitions within our Confederation,” CONCACAF Director of Refereeing Brian Hall said.
“The tournament promises challenging and competitive games, providing a platform to display not only the best professional young players, but also the extraordinary talent of our referees.”
The CONCACAF Under-20 Championship, which qualifies four teams directly to the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup, will be played between February 17 and March 5, 2017, at the Estadio Nacional in San Jose and the Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Ayma in Tibas.
PRO officials assigned to the CONCACAF U20 Championship:
- Ismail Elfath (referee)
- Drew Fischer (referee)
- Philippe Briere (assistant referee)
- Frank Anderson (assistant referee)