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Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir to oversee Champions League final

English referee Martin Atkinson will take charge of the Europa League final.

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News 19 May 2015, 15:35 IST
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Cuneyt Cakir refereed in the 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament as well

Madrid, May 19 (IANS): Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir has been appointed by European football's governing body to officiate in the Juventus vs Barcelona Champions League final, to be played in Berlin on June 6.

English referee Martin Atkinson will take charge of the Europa League final between Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk and Sevilla, to be held in Warsaw on May 27.

Through his refereeing career, Cakir has officiated 70 European games, four of which were during the 2014-2015 Champions League and three in Europa League, reports Efe.

The 44-year-old Atkinson, who will referee the Europa League final in the Stadion Narodowy in Warsaw, has been an international referee since 2006 and has refereed 67 European games.

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