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Hassan Mostafa

"And unless I’m much mistaken, Mostafa is actually attempting to send off the Bulgarian Team Mascots!"
-- Ludo Bagman, commentating during the Bulgaria vs Ireland match

Hassan Mostafa

Hassan Mostafa was an Egyptian wizard and the Chairwizard of the International Association of Quidditch in the 1990s (GF8).

He was the Referee at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup final and proved particularly susceptible to the Bulgarian team’s mascot Veela performances. It was a difficult game to referee and not helped by his trying to “send off” the misbehaving Veelas (GF8).

Skills

Leadership and refereeing skills, an unfortunate vulnerability to the siren-like wiles of Veelas

Commentary

Etymology

Hassan (حسّان) is a male given name meaning "beautifier, improver" in Arabic (Behind the Name).

Mostafa (مصطفى), a variant of the Arabic name Mustafa, meaning "the chosen one". Both are related to the name Muhammad (Behind the Name).

Notes

Lexicon list of Referees

From the Web

Writing by J.K. Rowling on Pottermore: History of the Quidditch World Cup

Pottermore features:

Harry Potter Wiki: Hassan Mostafa

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