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Refereeing: M.A Elite Referees & Assessors’ course starts with Medicals in Njeru

FIFA Member Associations (M.A) Referees & Assessors’ Course has rolled off at FUFA Technical Center in Njeru on Sunday.International Football Governing body FIFA together with the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) are holding a week long Member Associations (M.A) Elite Referees and Assessors’ course in Njeru at the FUFA Technical center.The course is set to run for six successive days between Sunday, 13th up to 18th March 2016.Samuel Egesa, the FUFA Referees Manager says the course started on Sunday with medical tests.On Monday morning at 7am, physical fitness tests and sprints will roll off.

‘We have conducted medical tests today as we prepare for physical fitness on Monday morning’ Egesa stated

Kalema ronnie Head assessment and referees manager
L-R: FUFA Referees Manager Samuel Egesa, Ronnie Kalema-Head of FUFA Referees Assessment Committee and National Referees Fitness Instructor Ali Kalyanao in Njeru on Sunday.

‘There after the Assessors and Referees will be taken through various class lectures that will comprise of theory and practical sessions’

Two experienced doctors Ahmed Ddungu and Robert Opika-Opoka handled the referees’ medical test exercise.

The course will climax on Friday 18th March 2016 with Fufa President Engineer Moses Magogo expected to preside over for the closing ceremony.

The course is handled by three FIFA referees instructors; Carlos Henriques (Regional Development Officer from Gaborone), Felix Tangawarina (Technical Instructor from Zimbabwe) and Mark Mzengo (Fitness Instructor from Malawi)

Sight nd vision test
Sight Check for FIFA Referee Mashood Ssali in Njeru.


12th -18th March,2016

Venue: FUFA Technical Centre , Njeru
Saturday 12th March, 2016: Arrival of participants and FIFA Instructors
Sunday 13th March, 2016: Medicals at 11am

Monday 14th March,2016 : Physical fitness for Referees 7am

Tuesday 15th March,2016: Classes/Practical sessions/Tests

Wednesday 16th March,2016: Classes/Practical sessions/Tests

Thursday 17th March,2016: Classes/Practical sessions/Tests

Friday18th March,2016 : Classes/Practical Sessions/Tests, Closing Ceremony is at 2pm.
Lusambya Solomon
Participants check in at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru
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MAIN PHOTO:  FIFA Referee Aisha Semambo undergoing mandatory medical tests ahead of the course in Njeru. In the picture, Ahmed Ddungu is the doctor conducting the test. Opika Opoka is the other doctor.


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