Switzerland, April 10, 2012: The match officials chosen for UEFA EURO 2012 will be available at a media day in Warsaw on 2 May, comprising open training session, press conference and interview opportunities. The match officials selected for UEFA EURO 2012 will meet in Warsaw on 2 May for an open training session, press conference and interview sessions (EURO referees).
The media day forms part of a workshop for referees, assistant referees, additional assistant referees and fourth officials which is taking place from 30 April to 3 May in the Polish capital in preparation for the UEFA European Championship in June.
Each of the 31 games in Poland and Ukraine will be handled by a full team of seven match officials, with the referee, two assistant referees and the fourth official being supplemented by two additional assistant referees as well as a reserve assistant referee. The complete list of officials can be accessed on UEFA.com.
On 2 May cameramen and photographers will be able to attend the first 20 minutes of a training session at the Agrykola Stadium (ul. Mysliwiecka 9), which will be preceded at 08.30CET by a group photo.
A press conference will follow at 11.30 at the Hilton Hotel (ul. Grzybowska 63), involving UEFA’s chief refereeing officer Pierluigi Collina, the 12 main referees, and the two fourth officials from Poland and Ukraine. Afterwards, media representatives will have the possibility to conduct one-to-one interviews with the match officials.
Media interested in attending the open training session and/or press conference are requested to inform UEFA media services via email to [email protected], indicating ‘Referees Workshop’ in the subject header, by 12.00CET on Friday 20 April. To facilitate the interview process, please mention in your mail your priority list for the one-to-one interviews.
Media day schedule
Agrykola Stadium in Warsaw (ul. Mysliwiecka 9)
07.00–08.25 Media accreditation distribution for TV and photographers
08.30–08.50 Open session for TV and photographers
Hilton Hotel in Warsaw (ul. Grzybowska 63)
10.00–10.55 Media accreditation distribution
11.30–12.00 Press conference
12.00–13.00 One-to one interviews
10.00–15.00 Media working area. Image © Sportsfile
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