Björn Kuipers will get a ribbon to work as a referee and entrepreneur
April 26, 2019 12:03
Last update: 14 minutes ago
Update: 14 minutes ago
Björn Kuipers has Friday, a ribbon received for his work as a referee and owner of a grocery store. Also former basketbalbondscoach Toon van Helfteren is a royal honour.
The 46-year-old Kuipers will get more recognition for his national and international status as a top referee. In the past few years, whistled the Oldenzaler over 400 duels in the Netherlands and 139 international competitions.
Kuipers was as an arbitrator present on the world cup 2014 and 2018 and the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2012 and 2016. He led the Champions League final of 2014, in 2013 and 2018, the referee at the final battle in the Europa League and whistled the final of the Confederations Cup in 2013.