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Tag Archives: Referees

Asian VMOs ready to showcase technical expertise at Qatar 2022!

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system was implemented for the first time at the 2018 FIFA World Cup – Russia and four years later, a team of 24 Video Match Officials (VMOs) have been entrusted to operate the game-changing system in Qatar. Forming Asia’s stellar line-up are none other than …

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AIFF Referees Committee meeting held at Football House!

The AIFF Referees Committee Meeting was held at the Football House in New Delhi on Monday, November 7 and was chaired by former FIFA referee Michael Andrews. AIFF Secretary General Dr. Shaji Prabhakaran was present to address the Referees Committee, and was also accompanied by Deputy Secretary General Sunando Dhar, …

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AFC Elite Referee Instructor Certification & Seminar aim to elevate standards!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s commitment to establish the best possible conditions for AFC match officials to thrive was further underlined on Thursday through the commencement of several class leading initiatives all aimed at ensuring the highest refereeing standards. Held from November 3 to 5, 2022, three marquee events have …

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AFC Referee Assessor Seminar returns to Kuala Lumpur!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Referee Assessor Seminar 2022 successfully concluded on Tuesday in Kuala Lumpur and saw 84 participants from 26 Member Associations (MAs) gather to discuss updates and examine their knowledge of the referee assessment curriculum. Held over two days, from November 1 to 2, this was the …

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Cynthia Ishimwe makes history as first woman to officiate at Beach Soccer AFCON!

Burundi-born Cynthia Ishimwe has made history by being the first woman to referee a match at the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations. Ishimwe was one of the match officials at the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations Mozambique 2022 fixture between Senegal and Madagascar in Vilankulo on Monday afternoon, …

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