UEFA Women’s Champions League appointment for Esther Azzopardi

Monday, October 29, 2012, 11:17

by Catherine Micallef.

Following her recent good performances abroad, FIFA Referee Esther Azzopardi Farrugia has been entrusted with another important match.

On Thursday 01 November 2012 at 14:00hrs (15:00CET) she will be in charge of the UEFA Women’s Champions League 2012/2013 Round of 16 (1st Leg) match between  Arsenal Ladies FC (England) vs 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam (Germany) to be played at Meadow Park, Borehamwood (FA England).

This is one of the big ties in this round, as for the first time two past champions are matched at this stage with 2007 winners Arsenal LFC taking on 2005 and 2010 winners 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam.

The other members of her refereeing team will be FIFA Assistant Referee Mitchell Scerri and Elite Assistant Referee Alex Grech, while Lisa Rashid (England FA) will act as Fourth Official.


Mr Patrick Wattebled (France) and Ms Katriina Elovirta (Finland) will act as UEFA Delegate and UEFA Referee Observer, respectively.






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