One more Cup final for Wilmar Roldán, the referee was appointed by Conmebol to officiate the match between Sao Paulo and Independiente del Valle. In addition, the line judges Alexander Guzmán and Wilmar Navarro will accompany him. The Chilean Julio Bascuñán will be in the VAR, while one of his assistants will be Jhon León, also Colombian. The last time that the man from Antioquia had been in a South American final was the one between Independiente de Avellaneda and Flamengo (2017).
“The CONMEBOL Referees Commission, announced the list of referees appointed to direct the Grand Final of the CONMEBOL Sudamericana 2022. The match between São Paulo and Independiente del Valle will be played on Saturday, October 1, starting at 5:00 p.m. (local time), at the Mario Alberto Kempes stadium in Córdoba”, informed the highest entity of South American football about the referees for the game. .
Roldán this year has whistled three South American games, In addition to those he had Libertadores where it reached one hundred in the month of May after the match between Estudiantes de La Plata and Nacional de Uruguay. The Colombian continues to be one of the best on the continent and that is why the Referees Commission chose him to define the new champion of the second most important club tournament on the continent.
Total, there will be five Colombians of the 10 referees who will be present at the Mario Alberto Kempes stadium in Córdoba, Argentina, since José Buitrago also remained as the party’s international adviser. The list is completed by one more Chilean, two Venezuelans and one Uruguayan.