This Friday, FIFA announced the refereeing team responsible for refereeing the friendly between Brazil and Guinea. The match will be held this Saturday at 4:30 pm (Brasília time), at the Cornellà-El Prat stadium, and will have a referee from Latvia and VAR from Spain.
Andris Treismanis will be the main judge, while fellow Latvians Haralds Gudermanis and Aleksejs Spasennikovs will be assistants. Spaniard Albert Avalos will be on the sidelines as the 4th referee and the VAR will be led by Víctor Garcia and Joan Mendez (AVAR), both from Spain.
At the age of 38, Andris Treismanis has been a FIFA referee since 2011 and has refereed more than 400 games in his career. This Saturday, the judge of Latvia will officiate for the first time a match of the Brazilian Team main. However, Treismanis has already managed two matches for Brazil in the U-2019 World Cup, against Chile, in the semifinal, and Mexico, in the final won by the Brazilians.
The VAR manager, on the other hand, has much less experience and has only refereed matches in lower divisions in Spain as the main referee. Víctor Garcia, 28, was born in Barcelona, site of the friendly between Brazil and Guinea, and has commanded VAR on 12 occasions in his career, all this season, for the second division of the Spanish Championship.
Check out the refereeing for the friendly match between Brazil and Guinea
Head referee: Andris Treismanis
Assistant 1: Haralds Gudermanis
Assistant 2: Alexey Spasennikov
Assistant 4: Albert Avalos
VAR: Víctor Garcia
Avar: Joan Mendez
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