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Premier Skills female Referees Course continues at Njeru

Female Referees Training Course:

22nd – 26th July 2014

Njeru Technical Center

The training of 29 female referees from all the eight FUFA regions has continued with practical and theory lessons on Thursday.


Premier Skills instructor from UK Ms Sarah Garrati takes the participants through the practical sessions at Njeru Technical center.

The 5 day course will offer participants a combination of both classroom and practical sessions in an enjoyable environment. Sessions will cover the Laws of the game, practical advice and guidelines which they will use to referee within their own communities.


The course in Uganda is being co-facilitated by International Women’s Super League referee, Sarah Garratt, and Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) referee instructor Margaret Kubingi.

The course is being jointly organized by the British Council, Premier League and FUFA.

refrees3It is being conducted by Premier Skills instructor from UK Ms Sarah Garratt, Ms Kubingi Margaret as technical instructors,Mr Harunah Kebba, fitness instructor and Egesa Samuel as coordinator.

Premier Skills:

Premier Skills is our international partnership with the Premier League operating in 25 countries across Asia, Africa and the Americas from Afghanistan to Zambia.

Since it began in 2007, 2,300 coaches and referees have been trained, who in turn have reached a further 500,000 young people. 6,000 teachers have received training in the use of the Premier Skills English materials, with 3.5 million views of the materials online.

The target for Premier Skills is to reach 25 countries by 2016.

It aims to train a further 3,000 coaches and referees and through them reach more than 300,000 young people.

referees4Course co-ordinator, Samuel Egesa with one of the 29 participants at Njeru Technical Center.

Credits: FUFA Communications Department

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