Chris Beath named as Assistant Video Assistant Referee for 2019 AFC Asian Cup Final
Professional Football Referees Association (PFRA) Executive Committee member Chris Beath has been appointed as the Assistant Video Assistant Referee (AVAR) for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Final between Japan and Qatar on Saturday (AEDT).
The appointment comes off the back of a stellar tournament for Beath, who refereed the semi-final between Japan and Iran on Tuesday (AEDT).
Beath also refereed two group games: Bahrain v Thailand, and Lebanon v DPR Korea.
The 34-year-old has been part of an historical tournament after the VAR was made available for the first time in an AFC Asian Cup upon the commencement of the quarter-finals stage.