UEFA name Dutch referee for Europa League final

UEFA announced in an official statement that Dutchman Danny Makkelie will be the referee of the Europa League final as Sevilla and Inter Milan go for the top prize on Friday.

UEFA also confirmed that the assistant referees will be Mario Diks and Hessel Steegstra (both from Holland) while the fourth official is Anastasios Sidiropolous from Greece.

The VAR is Jochem Kamphuis of Holland while the AVARs will be Kevin Blom (Holland) and Pawel Gil (Poland). Tomasz Sololnicki of Poland will be AVAR3 and be in charge of drawing the offside lines.

Referee Makkelie has officiated seven Champions League games and the Europa League clash between Bayer Leverkusen and Rangers. It will be his first ever Europa League final.


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