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Ugandans in Swaziland for FUTURO III referees instructors course

Refereeing instructors Rahma Kizito,  Ronnie Kalema and Ali Waiswa arrived safely in Manzini, Swaziland for a one week long FUTURO III course that ends on 18th June. The course has attracted participants from 15 countries.

Kizito is the Assistant National Referees Fitness Instructor , Kalema is a member of the FUFA referees standing committee but also heads the Assessment panel. Waiswa is a member of the FUFA referees Technical panel.

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L-R: Ronnie Kalema, Swaziland FA President Senator Adam Mthethwa, Rahma Kizito and Referees Chairperson Swaziland FA.

The trio traveled on Sunday morning.

The course will focus on the education of referee technical instructors and referees fitness instructors from FIFA’s Member Associations. It is also part of FIFA’s plan to ensure that match officials are well prepared for the implementation of the laws of the game and referees regulations.

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L-R: FIFA Deputy Head refereeing Manuale Navaro, Waiswa, Kalema, Steve Bennett and Lim Kee Chong.

It is expected that the Ugandan team  will, after the course, be able to continue assessing local referees’ fitness and technical levels as per the FIFA guidelines in this area.

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Group photo of participants with Swaziland FA boss Senator Adam Mthethwa and Instructors

‘This course is very important for Uganda  because it will instill a sense of new knowledge about the way forward as far as FIFA is concerned in officiating. We shall share the knowledge so that as a country we align ourselves with the rest of the world in football matters’ said Kalema before he left for Swaziland.

Participating countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Sao Tome.

MAIN PHOTO: L-R: Ali Waiswa, Ronnie Kalema and Rahma Kizito in Swaziland.

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