Vojtech Christov

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Vojtech Christov
Vojtech Christov (1981).jpg
Vojtech Christov in 1981
Full name Vojtech Christov
Born (1945-03-16) 16 March 1945 (age 72)
Vranov nad Topľou, Czechoslovakia
Years League Role
1974-1992 Czechoslovak First League Referee
Years League Role
1977-1991 FIFA listed Referee

Vojtech Christov (born 16 March 1945 in Vranov nad Topľou) is a former Czechoslovak football referee. He is known for having refereed in two FIFA World Cups, one match in 1982 (the opening game of the tournament between Belgium and Argentina) and one in 1986. He was assistant referee in the 1982 FIFA World Cup Final.[1] He also refereed two matches in the 1984 UEFA European Football Championship in France, including the UEFA Euro 1984 Final and one match in the Olympic Football Tournament 1980 in Moscow. At club level, he refereed in the Czechoslovak First League between 1974 and 1992, taking charge of 198 matches during that period.[2]


  1. ^ "Sudí Christov: Do Plzně jsem jezdil rád". Deník (in Czech). 13 September 2009. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Jeřábek, Luboš (2007). Český a československý fotbal - lexikon osobností a klubů (in Czech). Prague: Grada Publishing. p. 72. ISBN 978-80-247-1656-5. 
Preceded by
Romania Nicolae Rainea
UEFA European Football Championship final match referees
Czechoslovakia Vojtech Christov
Succeeded by
France Michel Vautrot
Preceded by
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final 1979
Hungary Károly Palotai
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final Referees
Final 1980
Czechoslovakia Vojtech Christov
Succeeded by
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final 1981
Italy Riccardo Lattanzi