FIFA World Cup Ref Esse Baharmast Headlines Our Nov. 15 Referee Educational Webinar

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Cal South Referee Educational Webinar

Join us for our next live Referee Educational Webinar: Wednesday, November 15th from 7:00–8:30 p.m. Our special guest is Esse Baharmast, FIFA World Cup and Olympic Referee, Instructor, and Assessor.

Esfandiar “Esse” Baharmast is a legend as a referee and instructor who has been involved in more than a dozen World Cup tournaments and Olympic Games, most notably at the FIFA 1998 World Cup in France, where his then-controversial penalty call was eventually vindicated by replay and named one of “The Best 18 Calls of All Time” by Referee Magazine.

At the same World Cup, he became the first American to officiate two matches in a single World Cup as a center referee. In 2020, Baharmast was awarded the prestigious Werner Fricker Builder Award by U.S. Soccer for his contributions to the game.

  • When: Wed., November 15, 2023 – 7:00-8:30 p.m.
  • Topic: “Game Management”
  • Speaker: Esse Baharmast, FIFA World Cup & Olympic Referee, Instructor, & Assessor

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Don’t miss out on this terrific and informative online session with loads of great refereeing tips, advice, and knowledge.

This webinar will be recorded and provided later on the Cal South Referee In-Service Training page for any re-certifying referee unable to participate to the live event. To see our full archive of past Referee Webinars, click here.

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