NFF President closes FIFA MA referees course in Abuja

By News Express on May 21, 2016

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NFF President Amaju Pinnick on Friday drew the curtain on a five-day FIFA Member Association Elite Referees Course in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

“We are delighted that this elite course has come to stay. When this administration came on board, we opted to set much store by capacity –building and capacity –enhancing programs, because no human being can know it all.

“No matter how much you know, you must continue to learn. The referee plays a very important role in the game of football: he can make or mar the game. We are grateful to FIFA for this programme, as we believe it has continued to enrich the knowledge of our referees.”

A total of 75 referees, 100 referee assessors and 75 physical instructors took part in the five-day course. For the very first time, there were non-FIFA women referees, a total of 35 of them.

The FIFA team of instructors was led by Carlos Henriques (Referee Development Officer) and included Felix Tangawarima (Zimbabwe), Galdys Waweru (Kenya) and Mark Mzengo (Malawi).

Also at the closing ceremony were NFF 2nd Vice President/LMC chairman Shehu Dikko, NFF Referees Committee chairman Yusuf Ahmed Fresh, NRA president Tade Azeez and former NRA president Ahmed Maude.

Nigerian instructors were Linus Mba, Calistus Chukwujekwu, Felicia Okonji, Aminu Mohammed, Abraham Zakowi, Emmanuel Imiere, Dr. Oladipo and Emmanuel Obafemi.

•Sourced from thenff.com. Photo shows Pinnick in a group photograph with participants in the Elite Referees Course.

Source News Express

Posted May 21, 2016

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