Meet the Referee: Kassai Viktor

Name: Kassai Viktor

Date of Birth: 1975-09-10

County: Komárom-Esztergom

Qualified: 1990

NB1 Debut: 1999-03-20 – PNB – Zalaegerszeg – BVSC

Introduction

Viktor Kassai was born on 10th September 1975 in Tatabanya, Hungary. As a young boy he played football in various age groups for Tatabanya, before taking up the whistle at age 14. Having passed his referee course in 1990 he made his debut as an Assistant Referee in June 1990 in the Hungarian Youth Leagues in a game between Szárliget v Obarok. 16 months later, in October 1991, he made his debut as a referee in the Hungarian Youth League in a match between Kecskéd v Vértessomló.

He continued refereeing in the Hungarian Youth Leagues before finally making his debut on 11.04.93, at the age of 17, in the mens league in a match between Ászár v Császár. At just 19 years old, he began refereeing in the Hungarian professional leagues where he refereed in the NB3. His debut on the NB1, Hungary’s top division came on the 20.03.99 in a match between Zalaegerszeg v BVSC.

His commitment, hard work and natural talent for refereeing brought him to the attention of UEFA. He made his International debut on 24.10.2000 in the UEFA Regions Cup, while in the UEFA talent group. The match was between Plovdiv Province Bulgaria v Eastern Slovakia. He was promoted to the FIFA list of referees on 01.01.03, where he currently remains as one of the 27 UEFA elite list referees. On 01.07.13 he became one of Hungary’s first 12 professional referees.

 

 

Matches Season 2018/19
DateHome TeamAway TeamResultYellow CardsYYR CardsRed CardsPenaltyKit
22.07.2018ÚjpestMTK Budapest0-22021Black
29.07.2018MTK BudapestFerencváros1-42001Black
05.08.2018HonvédPaks1-07101Black
10.08.2018Mol VidiDVTK1-17000Black
NB1 Career History (up to end 2017/18)
SeasonGamesYellow CardsYYR CardsRed CardsPenalty
Career Total2981388294398
2017/201820115517
2016/20171165136
2015/20162096015
2014/20151575204
2013/2014241165815
2012/201320107125
2011/201218933212
2010/20111668103
2009/20101894348
2008/200917752310
2007/20081666322
2006/20071576237
2005/200615720110
2004/20051257104
2003/20041260020
2002/20031234010
2001/20021653060
2000/20011131030
1999/2000834010
1998/199921000