Chilean Referee Piero Maza to Officiate Argentina vs. Canada Copa America Semifinal

The highly anticipated Copa America 2024 semifinal clash between Argentina and Canada will be officiated by Chilean referee Piero Maza. Maza, a veteran of the international football scene, brings a wealth of experience to this crucial match.

Maza’s journey as a referee began in the Chilean Primera División during the 2014-15 season. His first match came on July 27, 2014, where he oversaw the encounter between Cobresal and Palestino. Since then, he has steadily climbed the ranks, earning recognition as a FIFA referee in 2018.

His international experience includes officiating several prestigious tournaments. Maza was present at the 2017 South American U-15 Championship in Argentina, the 2019 South American U-20 Championship in his home country, and the 2019 Copa America in Brazil, where he served as a fourth official and assistant VAR.

A significant milestone in Maza’s career came on May 30, 2022, when he was chosen as the referee for his first senior international match, the 2022 Finalissima between UEFA Euro 2020 winners Italy and 2021 Copa America winners Argentina.

Prior to this crucial semifinal match, Maza has already officiated two matches at the Copa America 2024. He took charge of Uruguay’s opening Group C clash against Panama and Paraguay’s Group D match against Brazil.

With his impressive track record and experience, Piero Maza is poised to deliver a fair and impartial performance in this highly anticipated Copa America semifinal.

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