Champions Cup 2017 referee nominations – 02.10.2017

The IFF Referee Committee has nominated the following referees for the upcoming Champions Cup 2017, which will be played in Seinäjoki in Finland from the 6th to 8th of October. Four referee pairs were nominated from four different countries.

Kamil Sojka (CZE)
Kamil Sojka is 35 years old and works as a dispatcher in logistics. He also lives in Havirov and he´s married and has twin daughters. He´s been a referee 16 years and the last ten years he´s been refereeing with Tomas Sojka and they are cousins.

Tomas Sojka (CZE)
Tomas Sojka, 36, works as the Head of implementation and operation department in an IT-Company in Ostrava. He´s also married and has two kids.

Mikko Alakare (FIN)
a 40 years old attorney at law has a long experience as a referee. He started his career in the national level already in 1993 and his international career in 2000. His first big challenge as an IFF referee was the 2004 Men´s WFC final with his former pair.

Vesa Vilkki (FIN)
is 36 years old product manager from Helsinki. He started his career as a national league referee in 2002 and his international career in 2006. Experineced referee with several international games together with his pair for 10 years.

Corina Wehinger
is 29 years old MSC in sports science. She lives in Berne and has been a referee for nine years and together with her pair the whole time. They referee the Men´s league in Switzerland and they were the first ever female pair in the men´s category on the international level in Floorball when refereeing MU19 WFC in Sweden last spring

Sandra Zurbuchen 
is 31 years old lawyer and comes from the city of Berne. She´s single and has been a referee already over a decade. She´s an eager sports fan in general and has many other sports as hobby than just Floorball.

Thomas Andersson is 39 years old and works as a manager in Ericsson. He has been an IFF referee also before. He´s been a referee since 1996. Him and his pair were also refereeing in the Men´s WFC 2016 in Riga in Latvia 

Rickard Wissman is 36 years old military man and has been a referee since 1996. He has a family and one daughter and when not refereeing he enjoys to cook and train. He also has player background from the Swedish second division.