International appointment for match officials

FIFA referee Matthew De Gabriele was appointed as referee for the high-profile fixture between Sporting CP of Portugal and Ajax of the Netherlands in the UEFA Youth League.

This contest is valid from the Round of 16, and shall be played on Wednesday 1st March at the Academia Cristiano Ronaldo – Sporting Clube de Portugal in the Portuguese municipality of Alcochete.

Joining Matthew De Gabriele on this journey to Portugal is Jurgen Spiteri and Mitchell Scerri as Assistant Referees.