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Refereeing: Medical and physical fitness tests underway

A head of the start of the various second round for the Azam Uganda Premier league, FUFA Second Division (FUFA Big league), regional leagues and all the lower division leagues, the referees are getting prepared with the mandatory medical and physical fitness tests.

A total of over 130 referees (FIFA, national and beach soccer referees) have undertaken the medical tests on Friday at FUFA House in Mengo, Kampala.

All the FIFA referees (apart from Mark Ssonko), who is still at the Orange CHAN championships are part of the tests.

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The referees are checked for heart beat, temperature, body metabolism, general health level among other things during the medicals

The rest are national and beach soccer referees.

According to the FUFA referees’ manager, Samuel Wesonga Egesa, all the referees will be required to undertake the physical fitness tests at Nelson Mandela National stadium, Namboole on Saturday, 30th January 2016, starting at 7 a.m.

The beach soccer referees will conduct their physical drills early in the morning at Lido, moments before the start of the second round of the Pepsi national beach soccer league.

It is a requirement for all referees who handle FUFA sanctioned matches to have undertaken these mandatory tests to access the level of fitness, health status before embarking on refereeing any fixture.

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