Turkish referee to officiate World Cup semifinal match

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Published 08.07.2014 12:20
Turkish referee to officiate World Cup semifinal match

Turkey's Cüneyt Çakir will referee the FIFA World Cup semifinal match between the Netherlands and Argentina on July 9th, FIFA announced on its website on Tuesday.

The 37-year-old Turkish referee will officiate his third game of the tournament, after Brazil - Mexico and Algeria - Russia in the group stages.

Forty years after Doğan Babacan represented Turkey in 1974 in Germany, Cüneyt Çakir became the second Turkish referee to participate in a FIFA World Cup.

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