|Thai referee: Mongkolchai Pechsri (second left). — Photo thethaovanhoa.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Thai referee Mongkolchai Pechsri will referee the friendly football match between Việt Nam and North Korea at Thống Nhất Stadium in HCM City on Thursday, the Việt Nam Football Federation has announced.
Pechsri, 35, is a FIFA-level referee. He refereed many matches in the China Super League, the AFF Suzuki Cup 2012 qualifying round and the King’s Cup in Thailand.
The referee officiated at the AFF U19 Football Tournament in 2014 in Việt Nam. He also refereed the match between Bình Dương and FLC Thanh Hóa in the 23th round in the 2016 V.League 1 and the match between Long An and Viettel in the V. League 1’s play-off match.
The 22-member North Korea team coached by Jorn Andersen will arrive in HCM City tomorrow. — VNS