Nikolai Levnikov

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Nikolai Levnikov
Full name Nikolai Vladislavovich Levnikov
Born (1956-05-15) May 15, 1956 (age 63)
Pinsk, Soviet Union now Belarus
Domestic
Years League Role
1989–2001 Russian Football Premier League Referee
International
Years League Role
1990–2001 FIFA-listed Referee

Nikolai Vladislavovich Levnikov (Russian: Николай Владиславович Левников; born May 15, 1956 in Pinsk, Belarus) is a retired Russian football referee. He is known for having refereed one match in the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France.[1]

He is known to have served as a FIFA referee during the period from 1993[2] to 2001.[3] Levnikov was active at numerous international tournaments. He refereed the Group D contest between Turkey and Denmark at the 1996 UEFA European Football Championship in England[4] and two matches in the 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup in Saudi Arabia.[5] He also officiated in the 1995 FIFA World Youth Championship[6] and qualifiers for Euro 1996[7] and Euro 2000,[8] in addition to 1998[9] and 2002 World Cup qualifiers.[3]

His son Kirill Levnikov became FIFA referee in 2016.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Referees and assistants for France 98 chosen". FIFA. 1998-02-02. Retrieved 2009-04-10.
  2. ^ Morrison, Neil. "International Matches 1993 - Europe, April-June". RSSSF, February 2, 2005. Retrieved on May 2, 2013.
  3. ^ a b FIFA. "Match Report - Greece - Albania 1:0 (0:0)". June 2, 2001. Retrieved on May 2, 2013.
  4. ^ UEFA. "Turkey 0-3 Denmark". June 19, 1996. Retrieved on May 2, 2013.
  5. ^ Courtney, Barrie. "Intercontinental Cup for Nations 1997". RSSSF, August 15, 2005. Retrieved on May 2, 2013.
  6. ^ FIFA. "Match Report - Argentina - Honduras 4:2 (3:0)". April 20, 1995. Retrieved on May 2, 2013.
  7. ^ UEFA. "Turkey 5-0 Iceland". October 12, 1994. Retrieved on May 2, 2013.
  8. ^ UEFA. "Croatia 3-2 FYROM". October 14, 1998. Retrieved on May 2, 2013.
  9. ^ Brown, Alan & Tossani, Gabriele. "Scotland - International Matches 1996-2001". RSSSF, August 16, 2012. Retrieved on May 2, 2013.