Malta Football Association
Referees’ exchange with Latvia
Oct 3, 2014
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Photo: Domenic Aquilina
Photo: Domenic Aquilina


The Refereeing Department announces a referees’ exchange with Latvia – the third in successive seasons.


On Saturday 4th October 2014, the Latvian Higher League match - FK Spartaks vs FK Ventspils, will be officiated by a Maltese refereeing trio consisting of FIFA Referee Alan Mario Sant, FIFA Assistant Referee William Debattista and Elite Assistant Referee Paul Apap.  FIFA Referee Aleksandrs Anufrijevs has been appointed as 4th Official.  The match is being played at the Jurmalas Pilsetas Stadions in Jurmala and kicks-off at 1500hrs.


MFA Director of Refereeing and UEFA Referee Observer Adrian Casha is accompanying the Maltese match officials following an invitation by the Latvian Football Federation to assess the performance of Latvian match officials in another match from the same top division.


On Saturday, Adrian Casha will be the observer at the FK Jelgava vs BFC Daugavpils match being played at the Olympic Sports Centre of Zemgale in Jelgava. The match kicks-off at 1300hrs and will be officiated by Elite Referee Vitalijs Spasjonnikovs, FIFA Assistant Referee Aleksejs Spasjonnikovs, Elite Assistant Referee Valdis Koritko and FIFA Assistant Referee Ruslans Botoss (4th Official).

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