Turkish International referee Huseyin Gocek has been appointed to officiate Monday’s friendly International between Asian Champions Qatar and the Black Stars of Ghana.
The 43-year-old was born in Istanbul in 1976. Huseyin officiated at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. He became a FIFA referee in 2008 and has since handled European Championships, UEFA Champions League and Europa League games. Gocek is regarded as one of the top referees in the Turkish Lig.
He was the referee in charge of the European under-21s game between Serbia and England which involved the racist and physical abuse of England’s black players.
He will be assisted by Esat Sancaktar and Kerem Ersoy while Neslihan Muratdagi serve as the fourth official.
The game will be played at the Titanic sports Arena in Antalya, Turkey on Monday, October 12, 2020. Kick off at 3:30 pm.
The Mardan Sports Complex, otherwise known as Titanic sports stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Aksu, Antalya, Turkey.
The complex currently used mostly for football matches, hosted matches during the 2008 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship, including the final. The stadium has a seating capacity of 7,938. Turkish Lig side Antalyaspor are the tenants of this venue.
The scorpions use the facility for training and trial games but play their League matches at the Antalya arena. This construction of this stadium started in 2007 and ended in 2008.