The referee crew will be headed by FIFA arbiter Aleksey Nikolaev in the Anji – Rostov match of ROSGOSSTRAKH Russian league.
Date of birth: 01.08.1971.
Nikolaev is an ex player. He performed as a fullback. He played for such futsal teams as Spartak Moscow, Poligran Moscow, Almaz-ALROSA and the Russian national team.
Aleksei Nikolaev started his career in the age of 16 in 1987. He heads the referee crews of RPL games since 2003. In 2006 he became FIFA arbiter. Aleksei Nikolaev has played 213 matches of the Russian league.