Egyptian referee Mahmoud Abou El-Regal will represent Egypt as an assistant referee in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Later this year in Qatar, 32 national teams will compete for the most prestigious football trophy, the World Cup.
The tournament is set to start on the 21st of November, while the final will be played on the 18th of December.
Today, FIFA announced the referees officiating the tournament’s games, with 18 Africans on the list.
Abou El-Regal was among these names as he was the only Egyptian on the list.
Abou El-Regal has previously represented Egypt in a number of major competitions including the Africa Cup of Nations and Club World Cup.