Kenji Ogiya

Kenji Ogiya (Japanese: 扇谷 健司 Oogiya Kenji) is a Japanese association football referee who has refereed in the J-League, J. League Division 2 as well as the Polish Ekstraklasa and Polish First League. He is also an international referee, having officiated two international games since 2007.

Kenji Ogiya
Full name Kenji Ogiya
Born (1971-01-03) 3 January 1971 (age 49)
Kanagawa/Chigasaki, Japan
Years League Role
2008–present J-League Referee
2008–present J2-League Referee
2009–present Ekstraklasa Referee
2009–present Polish First League Referee
Years League Role
2007–present FIFA Referee



Ogiya has been refereeing since 2000, however became a fully professional referee in 2007. Since then he has gone on to officiate nearly 100 J.League games, 9, J. League Division 2 matches, as well as 9 J. League Cup matches. He has also officiated matches in Europe, in the Ekstraklasa and Polish First League.


In 2007, Ogiya was awarded his FIFA badge, which made him eligible to officiate international fixtures. To date, he has done so on two occasions. One "friendly" between Poland and Greece, and a 2011 AFC Asian Cup Qualification match between Australia and Indonesia.

International Matches officiated

Date Home Away Result Competition
12 August 2009   Poland   Greece 2 – 0[1] Friendly
3 March 2010   Australia   Indonesia 1 – 0[2] 2011 AFC Asian Cup Qualification

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Poland V Greece". Football Lineups. 12 August 2009. Retrieved 30 August 2010.
  2. ^ "Australia v Indonesia". TheAFC. 3 March 2010. Archived from the original on 15 September 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2010.

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