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Michael Hester

Nationality: New Zealand

Date of Birth: 02 May 1972

Michael Hester (born 2 May, 1972) is a New Zealand football (soccer) referee in the A-League. Hester has been a NZFC certified referee since 2004 and gained his FIFA international qualification in January 2007. He refereed some games in the 2008 Olympics,and has also refereed matches in the Oceania qualification group for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He has also been appointed as a referee for the 2009 under 17 World Cup in Nigeria. Hester was included on the short list to officiate at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa along with fellow New Zealand referee Peter O'Leary, both of whom were confirmed in the final 30 officials to take charge at the finals. His day job is as a naval officer.

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South-Korea South-Korea Vs. Greece Greece 12 Jun 2010 - 12:30 BST