Brazil 2014: Referee Appointment for Argentina v Holland

FIFA has announced the referee for match 62, the second semi-final, between the Netherlands and Argentina.

It will be officiated by 37-year-old Cüneyt Çakir from Turkey, and the game will be his third match during this tournament after officiating in the Brazil v Mexico and Algeria v Russia games. Cüneyt Çakir is the second referee from Turkey to take part in the World Cup, 40 years after Dogan Babacan officiated at Germany 1974.

Wednesday 9 July – Netherlands v Argentina, kick of at 9pm BST , live on ITV and to be played at the Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo

Referee: Cuneyt CAKIR (Turkey)
Assistant Referees: Bahattin DURAN (TUR) and Tarik ONGUN (TUR)
Fourth official: Jonas ERIKSSON (SWE)

Details of the referee and his team for the Brazil v Germany semi-final can be found at

Day 26 (Monday) of the World Cup review can be found here