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Blom flute-laden Saudi stadsderby Al Ittihad against Al-Ahli

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Blom flute-laden Saudi stadsderby Al Ittihad against Al-Ahli

Kevin Bom flute Friday, a match in the Saudi league. The Dutch arbiter in Jeddah led by the stadsderby between Al Ittihad and Al-Ahli.

Former toparbiter Howard Webb, who head scheidsrechterszaken of the Saudi football association, asked the BOARD for Blom to present at the laden duel and the Dutch football association agreed.

In addition to Blom fly Bas van Dongen and Joost van Zuilen, to Saudi Arabia. They are Friday the assistant referees at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium.

Home team Al-Ahli is the reigning champion in Saudi Arabia, the country where Bert van Marwijk head coach. Al-Ittihad is third in the Saudi Pro League, two points behind the leader.

No scoop

It is no scoop that a Dutch referee a league game abroad flute. Two years ago, it was Björn Kuipers was also the lead in a duel between Al-Ahli and Al Ittihad.

Blom in 2011 was the referee in the Egyptian top match between Al-Ahly and Zamalek. Moreover, whistled Dutch arbitrators a few years ago regularly in the Belgian league.

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