KED: “No change in UEFA’s decision – Foreign referees only where possible”


Official position on the issue of definition foreign referees in matches of the Greek championship did KED.

With its announcement, the committee conveys the understanding that remains in effect her decision UEFA to withdraw its support for finding a referee from abroad.

After that he states that they will be defined Greeks in Stoiximan Super League games and foreigners only when it becomes available possible through the exchange program.

Something that reasonably leaves open the possibility (despite the relative agreement of the big-4 teams) to hold league derbies with domestic ones referees.

The announcement in detail

“Following the recent correspondence between the President of E.P.O. Mr Baltaku and the President of UEFA, Mr Ceferinthe Central Arbitration Committee understands that it currently does not exist no change after her letter UEFA dated May 1, 2023 amending the decision regarding “support withdrawal” on the subject of definitions of Foreign Arbitration Officials.

Therefore, KED/EPO will define Greeks Refereeing Officials at Super League 1 matches and, where possible, foreigners through the “Referee Officials Exchange Program” of UEFA, in accordance with the Referee Regulation (Article 35.5) as the latter was ratified at the UEFA General Assembly. on 30 June 2023″.

Source: Sport Fm

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