Former Premier League Referee Mark Clattenburg Resigns As President Of Egyptian Referees Committee

Photo: Instagram/Mark Clattenburg

Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg has resigned from his position as president of the Egyptian Referees Committee after only five months in charge.

The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) confirmed on Wednesday that it had accepted Clattenburg's resignation.

The EFA stated that it would be seeking to "preserve the rights of the federation and the consequences of his resignation in accordance with the terms of the concluded contract."

Photo: Instagram/Mark Clattenburg 

The resignation comes after criticism from the president of the Zamalek club, Mortada Mansour, on Zamalek's own TV channel.

Clattenburg, who took charge of the Euro 2016 final and the Champions League final in 2016, had only been in the role for five months.

The reasons for his resignation are currently unclear.

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Source: BBC Sports
 

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