The Malta FA Refereeing Department announced that UEFA has appointed FIFA Futsal referee Franco Cachia for a UEFA Futsal Cup Elite Round qualifying mini-tournament organized by the Croatian Football Federation from the 23rd to 26th November.
The other referees taking charge of the matches with Franco Cachia will be Pascal Lemal (Belgium), Eduardo Jose Fernandes Coelho (Portugal) and Gabriel Constantin Gherman (Romania).
Ugra Yugorsk (Russia), Araz Naxçıvan (Azerbaijan), Hamburg Panthers (Germany) and Nacional Zagreb (Croatia) will be contesting this Elite Round Group B mini-tournament to be played in the Sports Hall Dom Sportova, Zagreb. Ugra won the title on debut last season and face former semi-finalists Araz, and the first German side to get this far, Hamburg Panthers.
The group winners progress to the knockout finals in the last weekend of April, with the hosts to be picked from among the four qualifying clubs.