Philip Farrugia to control UEFA Europa Conference League play-off match

FIFA referee Philip Farrugia has been entrusted with officiating the UEFA Europa Conference League Play-Off first leg tie in Romania between home side FCV Farul Constanta and Finnish side HJK Helsinki on Thursday. This is the first time in several years that Maltese match officials have been tasked with controlling a match at this stage.

The team of Maltese match officials for this match at the Central Stadium Gheorghe Hagi includes Alan Camilleri and Roberto Vella in their role of Assistant Referees, whereby Ishmael Barbara will serve as Fourth Official.

Two Italian match officials have been installed in operating from the VAR room for this encounter.