Tuesday evening at Al Janoub Stadium (Al-Wakrah), the French team, reigning world champions, will enter the competition in this 22nd edition of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, it will face Australia in part of group D, while Denmark and Tunisia will face off earlier in the afternoon (2 p.m.).
South African referee Victor Gomes has been appointed by FIFA to lead this meeting between the Blues and the Socceroos. One of the best officials on the African continent will referee his first match in the World Cup, alongside a 100% African refereeing staff, along with his compatriot Zakhele Siwela and the Lesothian Souru Phatsoane. Rwandan Salima Radhia Mukansanga will be the fourth referee for this second group match.
Referee: Victor GOMES 🇿🇦
AR 1: Zakhele SIWELA 🇿🇦
AR 2: Souru PHATSOANE 🇱🇸
4th: Salima MUKANSANGA 🇷🇼
— FIFA Media (@fifamedia) November 20, 2022