Hungarian referee Viktor Kassai has at least 50 percent chance to officiate the final game of the European Championship, according to media reports. His closest rival, Englishmen Mark Clattenburg can also be assigned to referee the final, but only if Wales lose to Portugal in the semi-final in Lyon on Wednesday night, meaning there is no British country in the game in Paris on Sunday.
Although there are no rules preventing British referees taking charge of ties involving other British teams, UEFA is strongly expected to choose the Hungarian if Wales reach the finals. The final is expected to involve either Clattenburg or Kassai, because the two other contenders for the game, Sweden’s Jonas Eriksson and Italy’s Nicola Rizzoli have been assigned to the two semi-finals to held on Wednesday and Thursday night respectively.
The Hungarian referee and his team (György Ring, Vencel Tóth, Tamás Bognár and Ádám Farkas) have been assigned to two group games and a quater final in Euro 2016 so far: Kassai took charge of the opening match between France and Romania (2-1), Italy’s Group E victory over Sweden (1-0) and Germany’s penalty shoot-out triumph over Italy last Saturday. UEFA must have been very satisfied with Kassai’s performance as he received excellent grades from worldreferee.com after the game.
via telegraph.co.uk and nemzetisport.hu