IRNA - The names of 22 Iranian referees and linesmen were announced by Iran's Football Federation as international football and futsal
referees for the year 2002. The names of the referees include: Siamak Bakhshi, Sa'id Bathai,
Fereidoun Esfahanian, Gholam-Ali Hamirad, Jalal Moradi, Masoud Moradi, Rahim Rahimi Moqaddam and Farajollah Yathrabi.
The international linesmen named by Iran's Football Federation include Hatam Bakpour, Mohammad Reza Fallahpour, Nader Jafari,
Ali Khosravi, Hossein Nejati, Seyed Hassan Noushehvar, Mohammad Pirouz Ram, Ismail Safiri, Heidar Shokour and Mohammad Javad Taqipour.
The international futsal referees included: Abdolvahid Beit Sayyah, Seyed Sadreddin Mousavi, Manouchehr Nazari and Abdolkarim Sistani.