International referees team
Around 80 referees from 21 nations/regions will officiate around 600 matches for 300 teams from 33 nations/regions.
Picture left to right: Md Saleh Sulaiman, Jacky Wong, Tristley Bassue, Sabarudin Ismail, Liu Fusheng and John Ho See Zhiang.
One of the biggest challenges in officiating in another part of the world is the culture and the differences in refereeing.
And even though all of them have years of experience behind them, the tournament is still a good place to pick up even more.