Kuala Lumpur: Participants benefited from the AFC Refereeing Conference which came to a close on Wednesday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The two-day event, the biggest-ever held, saw the participation of 65 referee assessors and 304 referees and assistant referees, was aimed at providing the Asian refereeing community with an overview of the season, studying the patterns to build up on the strengths and target areas for improvement as well as debating the latest trends.
Ahead of the event, eight referees and assistant referees were presented the AFC Referees Memento Award for their outstanding service in raising the refereeing standards in Asia.
AFC match officials honoured at biggest-ever Refereeing Conference
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Tuesday celebrated the achievements of its leading match officials at the start of the biggest-ever AFC Refereeing Conference which was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The opening ceremony honoured eight referees and assistant referees who were presented the AFC Referees Memento Award. The officials were recognised for their outstanding service in raising the refereeing standards in Asia.
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Asia’s Referee Directors gain valuable insights at latest workshop
Kuala Lumpur: Asian refereeing continues to raise its standards with the two-day AFC Member Associations (MA) Referee Directors Workshop 2019 which concluded on Tuesday.
A total of 39 referee directors from across the Continent participated in the bi-annual event aimed at providing the Member Associations' (MAs) Referees Departments with support and guidance to professionalise refereeing administration and education programmes at the MA level.
AFC Referees Committee Deputy Chairperson Hany Taleb B S Al-Raeesi, who gave the closing remarks, said: “I believe we have gained some useful insights during this workshop and I know every one of you is fully committed to ensuring the success of our officials.