Referee appointed for 2023 UEFA Champions League final announced

    The UEFA European Football Association has announced the appointment of an arbitration headquarters to manage the final match of the European Football Champions League between Manchester City and Inter on Saturday 10 June 2023.

    UEFA has commissioned Polish international referee Szymon Marciniak to host the Champions League final between Manchester City and Inter at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey.

    Szymon Marchiniak will be assisted by his compatriots Pavel Sokolnicki and Tomasz Listkiewicz as assistant judges.

    For the time being, the Romanian UEFA appointed Istvan Kovac as the fourth referee, and the referee Tomasz Kwitkowski will take responsibility for the VAR video technology.

    The Polish referee has been hosting international matches since 2011, the last of which was at continental level between Real Madrid and Chelsea on 12 April at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in the capital Madrid, with the royal team advancing to the semi-finals. final despite defeat (2-3) in extra time.

    Marciniak, 42, has made eight appearances in the current Champions League season, including the second leg of the semi-final between Manchester City and Real Madrid (4-0) at Al Ittihad Stadium.

    It is noteworthy that Szymon Marchiniak led the final match of the World Cup between the national teams of Argentina and France in December 2022 in Qatar, and ended with the victory of Tango with a penalty shootout.

    Source: agencies

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