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May 21, 2014
Fijian assistant referee Ravinesh Kumar will miss the World Cup
Thank to Árbitro Internacional, we can confirm that Fijian assistant referee Ravinesh Kumar will miss the WC. After having been officially selected in O'Leary team as AR2, Kumar was unable to attend the FIFA meeting on last April, due to a serious injury suffered two weeks before the date. Therefore, a few days ago FIFA has deleted his name from the WC officials.
Differently from what happened in the past, the rest of the trio will not miss the World Cup. Indeed, Mark Rule from New Zealand, originally appointed as reserve
assistant referee with Tahitian official Hauata, will be integrated in
O'Leary team as AR2, while the missing spot of reserve assistant referee
from OFC will be not replaced by anyone. We thank again our friend-blog Árbitro Internacional for the confirmation.