Kralovec promoted by UEFA to Elite

Referee Pavel Kralovec (CZE, 35, photo) has been promoted by UEFA to the Elite Category, while Florian Meyer (GER, 44) has been relegated to the First Category for his last year of refereeing. Ivan Bebek (CRO, 35), Antony Gautier (FRA, 35), Deniz Aytekin (GER, 34) and Ovidiu Hategan (ROU, 32) have been promoted to the Elite Development. Tony Chapron (FRA, 40) and Marcin Borski (POL, 39) have been demoted to the First Category.