Football Federation Samoa (FFS) is hosting a one week workshop which started on the 9th July to prepare referees for the upcoming FFS National League competition which kicks off on the 21s July 2018.
The workshop Coordinator, Referee Development Officer Malae Salanoa stated that the main objective of the workshop is to train and prepare the new referee’s for the upcoming National League tournament.
Also there have been some changes in the FIFA laws which the referees need to be aware of. “FIFA has amended some of the rules of the game and it is important for the referees to know. Generally we need to have a stable group of referee’s gearing up for our games and we want them to be physically prepare especially there fitness level. “he said.
10 new referees are participating in the workshop from 8 football clubs. The workshop will officially close on Friday 13th July.