Bjorn Kuipers has been chosen to ref Sunday’s European Championship last among Italy and England at Wembley Stadium.
The Dutchman will be joined by comrades Sander van Roekel and Erwin Zeinstra as his associates, with Spain’s Carlos Del Cerro Grande the fourth authority.
Kuipers has refereed three matches so far at Euro 2020 — Belgium’s 2-1 triumph over Denmark and Spain’s 5-0 success against Slovakia in the gathering stages, just as Denmark’s 2-1 quarter-last win over the Czech Republic.
What has been said?
UEFA said on Thursday: “The UEFA Referees Committee has reported that Bjorn Kuipers from the Netherlands will arbitrator the UEFA EURO 2020 last among Italy and England, which will be played on Sunday 11 July at 20.00 nearby time (21.00CET) at Wembley Stadium in London, United Kingdom.
“Kuipers was an individual from the officials’ group at UEFA EURO 2012, the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, UEFA EURO 2016 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.”
Who is Bjorn Kuipers?
Kuipers is a 48-year-old Dutch ref who likewise functions as a grocery store proprietor.
He has been refereeing in the Eredivisie since 2005 and joined UEFA’s first class gathering of refs in 2009.
In 2013, he assumed responsibility for the Europa League last among Benfica and Chelsea. Kuipers refereed the 2014 Champions League last between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid.
He filled in as the fourth authority for the 2018 World Cup last as well.