Referee News | September Wrap

Nick Babadimas named Bendigo Bank ‘Community Referee of the Month’

Community referee Nick Babadimas was announced as the August winner of the Bendigo Bank Community Awards Referee of the Month during September.

Always striving for self-improvement, Nick Babadimas shows commitment to training and regularly seeks counsel from both referee coaches and his peers. His humble personality and dedication to developing exceeds what is expected of community referees. Nick is fair, reliable and a positive role model for fellow referees.

Find all the winners here:


2020 Junior Boys Cup Finals Referees Announced

Junior Boys Program


The 2020 Sportspower Zorich Group Junior Boys Cup Finals will be held on Monday 5 October at VALO Football Centre. Football SA earlier this week confirmed the Match Official Appointments for the Finals:


Under 17 Boys Cup Final, Adelaide City v Adelaide Comets:

  • Tom Brinkworth (Referee)
  • Liam Toovey & Argyle Groff (Assistant Referees)
  • James Martin (Fourth Official)
  • Jack Robinson (Referee Assessor)


Under 16 Boys Cup Final, Adelaide Comets v Campbelltown City:

  • William Heinrich (Referee)
  • Joel George & Supratim Bhattacharya (Assistant Referees)
  • Antony Zollo (Fourth Official)
  • Nicholas Quirk (Referee Assessor)


Under 15 Boys Cup Final, Campbelltown City v Adelaide City:

  • Alexander Benn (Referee)
  • Aleksandar Jerkovic & Mon Bahadur Khadka (Assistant Referees)
  • Enrico Losapio (Fourth Official)
  • Raymond Grima (Referee Assessor)


Under 14 Boys Cup Final, Adelaide City v Adelaide Comets:

  • Ashley Udycz (Referee)
  • Kieron Carlton & Arseniye Somuncic (Assistant Referees)
  • Antonio Fedele (Fourth Official)
  • Angus MacDonald (Referee Mentor)


Under 13 Boys Cup Final, MetroStars v Adelaide Comets:

  • Nick Babadimas (Referee)
  • Adam Perrotta & Joblé Japhet (Assistant Referees)
  • Ethan Menadue (Fourth Official)
  • Andrew Murray (Referee Mentor)


Under 12 Boys Cup Final, Cumberland United v Adelaide City

  • Nicholas Frangiskos (Referee)
  • Loseny Kamara & Ali Hussain (Assistant Referees)
  • Arseniye Somuncic (Fourth Official)
  • Arnold Read (Referee Mentor)


Congratulations to all Match Officials appointed, and best of luck on Monday!


Debuts and Milestones

Congratulations to the following match officials who reached Referee Milestones during the past month:


  • Andrew Citti - 50 NPL Matches (Assistant Referee), Para Hills Knights v Adelaide Blue Eagles
  • Cole Davy - 50 NPL Matches (Assistant Referee), Cumberland United v Adelaide Olympic
  • Ian Crossing - State League 2 Debut, Cove FC v Salisbury United