|Danny Makkelie (c) Wikipedia|
Dutch official Danny Makkelie from Dordrecht in the Southern Netherlands has been nominated to take control over Sunday's 2012 UEFA Under19 EURO final between Spain and Greece at Tallinn's Lilleküla Stadium.
The 29 year-old former policeman, who now concentrates on refereeing and on an engagement within the Dutch federation KNVB, who will however soon continue his original work at a police department once a week, joined the Dutch Eredivisie roster in 2009. Since 2011, Makkelie is also a FIFA listed referee. At the start of 2012, he has been promoted by UEFA to their Second Group of referees.
At Estonia's competition, Makkelie took already charge of the first match of the Greek side against the hosts and furthermore a Group B clash on matchday 3 between France and England. In both matches, he did not issue any card.
Besides, he will be assisted by Belgian Yves de Neve, who has already gained experience in UEFA Champions League matches at Frank de Bleeckere's side, and also by Russian official Aleksei Lebedev. Alain Bieri of Switzerland completes the final appointment.