88 Referees Take Part under International Experts Supervision
Dubai/ Monday, August 7th, 2017: 1st team referees delegation will travel tomorrow to Germany for the annual training camp to be conducted from 8th to 23rd August 2017 with the participation of 52 referees, while 36 of age group stages referees will have another training camp in Serbia from 12th to 24th August 2017. These trainings are preparatory for the new season.
UAE FA Referees Department Director, Ahmed Yaqoob said “we have completed all the arrangements for the training camps in order to prepare the referees for local and AFC competitions”.
He pointed out “the camps will contain theoretical refereeing sessions beside the practical sessions to be conducted by elite refereeing experts, such as Fernandiz Garcia (Spain), Ali Al Traifi (KSA) and Alejo Perez”.
He added that the referees will conduct fitness test and practical refereeing experience with participation of players, as well as video analysis. In addition, they will be trained on video assistant referees (VAR).
In conclusion, he extended his thank to UAE FA President Eng. Marwan bin Ghalita for providing all means for the success of the training camp.
The list of participant includes elite referees and the refereeing trio which was appointed for FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 and headed by Mohamed Abdullah Hassan.