Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Referees Department started a workshop on Thursday to compile teaching material that will be used in all AFC refereeing courses next year in its quest to constantly improve the quality of its referees’ educational curriculum.
Kuala Lumpur: Member Association Referee Instructors participating in a FIFA course in the Malaysian capital have expressed their appreciation for the networking opportunity created during the programme and for the new approaches to educating Asian referees.
Kuala Lumpur: FIFA Referees Committee member Subkhiddin Mohd Salleh has urged Referee Fitness Instructors to be always aware of the needs of the referees they are training so that they can develop fitness training programmes suitable for them.
Kuala Lumpur: Keeping track of new technological trends as well as the latest teaching methods has been a core component in the evolution of FIFA's FUTURO III development programme over the past decade Fernando Tresaco Gracia, Senior Manager of Refereeing Development at FIFA has said.
Kuala Lumpur: The importance of sharing the knowledge and experience gained at the FUTURO III Regional Course for Referee Instructors (ASEAN) amongst their colleagues in their respective Member Associations was highlighted by AFC Referees Department Director Yoshimi Ogawa during his opening address to 39 participants taking part in the six-day event.
Edmonton: Asian match officials will feature prominently on the opening day of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup with reigning AFC Women's Referee of the Year Sachiko Yamagishi entrusted with the eagerly-anticipated Group B curtain-raiser between defending champions the USA and beaten finalists Germany.
Hamedan: The Preparatory referee course for the AFC U-14 Championship has begun in host city Hamadan with 15 young referees from 14 Member Associations participating in the course.
Taipei: The closing of a FIFA course in the Chinese Taipei capital city marks a new beginning for East Asian refereeing technical instructors whose valuable contribution is needed to develop referees in their respective countries.