FIFA U-20 World Cup Final 2011: Geiger (USA)

At his very first FIFA tournament, Mark Geiger (USA) has been appointed to referee the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup, Brazil - Portugal. Geiger has been a member of the FIFA List of Referees since 2008, officiating in Major League Soccer, the CONCACAF Champions League and several international friendly matches. The 36-year-old American began officiating in 1988 and became a National Referee in 2003. Geiger’s international refereeing resume includes the 2011 CONCACAF U-20 Championship in which he officiated the final match between Mexico and Costa Rica.

20 August 2011

Brazil – Portugal
Referee: Mark Geiger (USA, photo)
Assistant Referee 1: Mark Hurd (USA)
Assistant Referee 2: Joe Fletcher (CAN)
Fourth Official: Kim Dong Jin (KOR)

Match for Third Place
Mexico – France

Referee: Antonio Arias (PAR)
Assistant Referee 1: Carlos Caceres (PAR)
Assistant Referee 2: Milciades Saldivar (PAR)
Fourth Official: Djamel Haimoudi (ALG)