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The opening match of the Rugby World Cup, pitting hosts England against Fiji, will be refereed by Jaco Peyper. On his team will be two other South Africans - Stuart Berry and Shaun Veldsman - and Ireland's John Lacey. The Boks' first match is on 19 September against Japan.
Uzbekistan finished bottom of their World Cup qualifying group, but the country will have the honour of supplying the referee for the opening match of the 2010 Fifa World Cup at Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg on Friday.