Masaaki Toma

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Masaaki Toma
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Full name Masaaki Toma
Born (1973-06-02) June 2, 1973 (age 47)
Hiroshima, Japan
Domestic
YearsLeagueRole
2008present J-League Referee
International
YearsLeagueRole
2005–2016 FIFA Referee

Masaaki Toma (當麻 政明, Tōma Masaaki), born Masaaki Iemoto (家本 政明, Iemoto Masaaki), is a professional Japanese football referee. He has been refereeing in the J-League since 2008 and has officiated a number of international club and country matches.

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Career

Toma's first J-League game was in 2008, when he officiated the match between Omiya Ardija and Jubilo Iwata. [1] Toma has also officiated in the Asian Champions League. In November 2011, Toma became the first foreign referee ever to be invited to officiate in a match in England's FA Cup when he was chosen to referee the First Round match between Brentford and Basingstoke Town. [2]

International Matches officiated

Since officiating his first international match in 2009, Toma has officiated 4 matches. His most notable fixture to date has been a friendly between England and Mexico in 2010. [3]

DateHomeAwayResultCompetition
January 14, 2009 Flag of Vietnam.svg Vietnam Flag of Lebanon.svg Lebanon 3 1 [4] 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification
August 12, 2009 Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay 1 0 [5] Friendly Match
October 14, 2009 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia Flag of Oman.svg Oman 1 0 [6] 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification
May 24, 2010 Flag of England.svg England Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico 3 1 [7] Friendly Match
November 17, 2010 Flag of Poland.svg Poland Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg Ivory Coast 3 1Friendly Match
Dectember 26, 2010 Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia Flag of Indonesia.svg Indonesia 3 0 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup
September 2, 2011 Flag of Iran.svg Iran Flag of Indonesia.svg Indonesia 3 0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Third Round
October 11, 2011 Flag of Lebanon.svg Lebanon Flag of Kuwait.svg Kuwait 2 2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Third Round
February 29, 2012 Flag of Oman.svg Oman Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand 2 0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Third Round
December 19, 2012 Flag of Singapore.svg Singapore Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand 3 1 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup - Final (First leg)
August 14, 2013 Flag of Singapore.svg Singapore Flag of Oman.svg Oman 0 2 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification
November 15, 2013 Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabia Flag of Iraq.svg Iraq 2 1 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification
December 11, 2014 Flag of Vietnam.svg Vietnam Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia 2 4 2014 AFF Championship Semi-Final Second Leg
September 8, 2015 Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand Flag of Iraq.svg Iraq 2 2 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Second Round
October 8, 2015 Flag of Jordan.svg Jordan Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia 2 0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Second Round

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References

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  2. "Japan's Masaaki Toma to be first foreign FA Cup referee at Brentford". The Guardian. 11 November 2011. Retrieved 11 November 2011.
  3. "More work to do for Lions". ESPN. May 25, 2010. Retrieved 17 September 2010.
  4. "Vietnam v Lebanon". AFC. January 14, 2009. Archived from the original on 27 June 2009. Retrieved 17 September 2010.
  5. "South Korea v Paraguay". Football Lineups. August 12, 2009. Retrieved 17 September 2010.
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