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Oct 22, 2013
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Local Referees Alan Mario Sant and Kevin Azzopardi have been handed with international appointments by UEFA.


UEFA APPOINTS ALAN MARIO SANT FOR UEFA YOUTH LEAGUE MATCH – AC MILAN VS FC BARCELONA

 

UEFA has appointed FIFA Referee Alan Mario Sant for the UEFA Youth League Group H match AC Milan vs FC Barcelona, to be played on Tuesday  22nd October 2013,at 15:00in Stadio Ernesto Breda, San Giovanni.

 

The other members of the refereeing team will be FIFA Assistant Referee Mitchell Scerri and Elite Assistant Referee Luke Portelli.  Gianluca Manganiello (Italy) has been appointed as 4th Official by the Italian FA, while former international referee Cosimo Bolognino has been appointed as referee observer.

 

AC Milan and FC Barcelona Youth are joint leaders of Group H after having won both their first two matches against AFC Ajax and Celtic FC.

 

Access to the competition is reserved for the youth Under 19 teams of the 32 participating clubs in the UEFA Champions’ League.  The top two teams from each group qualify for the next round of 16.

 

 

MALTESE OFFICIALS APPOINTED FOR UEFA UNDER-17 MINI-TOURNAMENT IN ISRAEL

 

FIFA Referee Kevin Azzopardi has been appointed by UEFA to officiate in a European Under-17 Championship 2014 Qualifying Round Group 3 mini-tournament in Israel from the 22nd to the 27th of October 2013.

 

He is accompanied by FIFA Assistant Referee Duncan Sultana.

 

The teams taking part with hosts Israel are Czech Republic, France and Liechtenstein.

 

The other referees with Kevin Azzopardi are Nikola Dabanovic (Montenegro) and Danilo Grujic (Serbia).  Roi Reinshreiber (Israel) will be acting as 4th Official.

 

The other assistant referees with Duncan Sultana are Aleksandar Djikanovic (Montenegro), Srđan Milutinovic (Serbia), and Itzhik Cohen (Israel).

 

Kevin Azzopardi and Duncan Sultana will be officiating in these three matches:

 

·       On 22nd October: France– Liechtenstein at the National Team Complexin Shefayim

(Kevin Azzopardi will be the referee)

 

·       On 24th October:  Israel– France at the Ramat Gan National Stadium

(Kevin Azzopardi will be the 4th Official)

 

·       On 27th October:  Liechtenstein– Israel at the Ramat Gan National Stadium                        (Kevin Azzopardi will be the referee).

 

The UEFA Officials who will be overseeing this mini-tournament are Ivan Borissov Lekov (Bulgaria) as Delegate, and Vencel Tóth (Hungary)/ Rune Pedersen (Norway) as Referee Observers.

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