- Henri Christophe (referee)
Henri Christophe (
July 23, 1884– June 17, 1968) was an international football referee from Belgiumin the 1920s and 1930s.
Christophe had established his international reputation at the
1928 Summer Olympicsin Amsterdam– but had been a referee from 1919 and, due to Belgian's participation in the 1930 FIFA World Cup– travelled to South America alongside Jean Langenus-- on board the SS "Conte Verde" -- as one of four Europeans who officiated during the competition.
Christophe had refereed two matches at the
1920 Summer Olympicsin Antwerp, including the Francev Italymatch during the tournament. He took charge of the Swedenv Egyptquarter-final in the 1924 Summer Olympicsin Parisand one game Italyv Francein the 1928 Summer Olympics. In Uruguayhe ran the line to compatriot Jean Langenusin the final.
He was a fan of and, later, President of
Cercle Sportif Vervietois.
* Appreciation to Guido de Windt for his assistance in this entry.
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