Kate Jacewicz's appointment comes after France's Stephanie Frappart refereed the UEFA Super Cup clash between Liverpool and Chelsea in Istanbul.
Roar have endured a miserable season where they are second last in the league, giving Fowler a difficult task to revive them next season.
The iconic cricket ground is being used for soccer and rugby while the neighbouring Sydney Football Stadium is demolished and rebuilt.
The 32-year-old Jamaican, a passionate football fan, has been on trial at the club since August as he attempts to make an audacious switch to a second professional sport after one of the most decorated careers in athletics.
Keisuke Honda's goal was not enough to prevent Melbourne Victory from losing 2-1 to Melbourne City.
Ola Toivonen signed a two-year contract with the Australian club.
Usain Bolt said he was ready to prove his doubters wrong by receiving a professional football contract with the Central Coast Mariners.
Former Manchester United assistant coach Mike Phelan is now the sporting director of Central Coast Mariners.