Azerbaijan’s FIFA futsal referee Elchin Samadli is completing his career.

The press service of the Azerbaijan Fulsal Federation told Report that the 47-year-old referee will bid farewell to his career at the end of the year. For this reason, Samadli’s name was not included into the 2019 FIFA referee list. He intends to continue his career as an referee inspector.

Notably, Elchin Samadli who started his refereeing career in 2002 has overseen Azerbaijani futsal championships since 2004. In 2006-2008 he was appointed a referee to Premier League matches in futsal and them was the FIFA futsal referee.