Alireza Faghani has been appointed to oversee the final act of 2016 Olympic Men's Football Tournament. A FIFA referee since 2008, the Iranian, after having attended 2014 WC as reserve, has already officiated a final in a FIFA tournament: he was in charge of 2015 Club World Cup final between River Plate and Barcelona. He was also selected for 2015 Asian Cup final.
He will be assisted by his compatriots Reza Sokhandan and Mohammadreza Mansouri. A Senegalese duo will take the duties of fourth official and reserve assistant referee.
Men's Gold Medal Final (20 August)
Rio de Janeiro, 22:30 CET
Brazil - Germany
Referee: Alireza Faghani (Iran)
Assistant Referee 1: Reza Sokhandan (Iran)
Assistant Referee 2: Mohammadreza Mansouri (Iran)
4th Official: Malang Diedhiou (Senegal)
Reserve AR: Djibril Camara (Senegal)
FIFA Referee Assessor: Dagmar Damkova (Czech Republic)
Brazilian Sandro Ricci has been nominated for the Bronze Medal final, to be played in Belo Horizonte. Russian Sergey Karasev will be the fourth official.
Women's Bronze Medal Final (20 August)
Belo Horizonte, 18:00 CET
Honduras - Nigeria
Referee: Sandro Ricci (Brazil)
Assistant Referee 1: Emerson Carvalho (Brazil)
Assistant Referee 2: Marcelo van Gasse (Brazil)
4th Official: Sergey Karasev (Russia)
Reserve AR: Tikhon Kalugin (Russia)
FIFA Referee Assessor: Jacqueline Leleu (Australia)
source: Árbitro Internacional